Kentucky’s Penal Code Prognosis: Is Further Treatment Necessary?
Kentucky Bench & Bar, Vol. 3, 2015
4 Pages Posted: 8 Apr 2015
Date Written: March 1, 2015
A paper discussing the impact of drug reform legislation passed in Kentucky and possible additional areas for reform. The article discusses one particular area for reform -- the use of enhancements to increase penalties for non-violent offenders, particularly drug offenders, and drug offenses involving repeat offender sentencing.
Keywords: Kentucky, sentencing reform, sentencing, drug offenses, repeat offender, non-violent offenses
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