Mass Incarceration in the Heartland: Midwestern States Struggle to Tame Historically High Prison Populations

4 Pages Posted: 13 Nov 2018

Date Written: October 31, 2018

Abstract

This brief essay introduces an FSR issue devoted to recent developments in sentencing-related policies in various Midwestern states. Contributions focus on Illinois, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin.

Keywords: criminal law, sentencing, Midwest, prisons, imprisonment

Suggested Citation

O'Hear, Michael M., Mass Incarceration in the Heartland: Midwestern States Struggle to Tame Historically High Prison Populations (October 31, 2018). Federal Sentencing Reporter, Vol. 30, No. 2, 2017; Marquette Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 18-24. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3276231

Michael M. O'Hear (Contact Author)

Marquette University - Law School ( email )

Sensenbrenner Hall
P.O. Box 1881
Milwaukee, WI 53201
United States
414-288-3587 (Phone)
414-288-5914 (Fax)

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