Posts tagged criminal code

August 12, 2013

 

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Feds Announce Criminal Code Overhaul Similar To Indiana’s

The U.S. Attorney General's proposal seeks to reduce sentences for low-level drug offenses and place people in rehabilitation facilities instead of prisons.

August 12, 2013

 

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Lawmakers Say Work To Overhaul Criminal Code Just Beginning

A criminal code bill passed last session, but legislators say there's still work to be done.

May 14, 2013

 

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Study Committee To Decide How To Fund Criminal Code Overhaul

A summer study committee will attempt to project how much the Department of Corrections will save once the new system is implemented.

April 26, 2013

 

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Legislature Passes Criminal Code Overhaul

The legislation aims to make sentences for the worst criminal offenses more severe while reducing the penalties for low-level crimes.

April 22, 2013

 

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Criminal Code Debate Likely To Continue Next Session

Legislators are still trying to determine how much a shift toward more rehabilitation will cost local governments.

March 26, 2013

 

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Public Defenders Question Stricter Criminal Sentences

A public defenders group says the overhaul of the state's criminal code system does not provide an adequate rewrite of its sentencing structure.

March 23, 2013

 

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Week In Review: Criminal Code, Casinos And Veterans Benefits

The Indiana legislature considered measures on casinos and veterans benefits, and Governor Mike Pence announced his concerns with the criminal code bill.

March 20, 2013

 

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Gov. Pence Says Criminal Code Overhaul Not Strict Enough

Gov. Mike Pence says the bill that revises the state's criminal code is too lenient with low-level offenders.

March 6, 2013

 

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Criminal Code Changes May Keep Uninsured From Rehab

Some criminals receive social or drug rehabilitation services in county jails, but many others are referred to outside facilities during their incarceration.

March 4, 2013

 

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Senate Receives Criminal Code Overhaul Bill

The Indiana Senate is considering this week legislation overhauling the state's criminal code after the House passed the bill.

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