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Geriatric inmates in virginia prisons as part of the abolition of parole and truth-in-sentencing reform package passed by the general assembly in 1994. In 1995, the virginia legislature enacted law under code section 531-165, announcing the abolishment of parole in the state during this parole abolishment and sentencing reform era, virginia lawmakers coined the phrase truth-in-sentencing as a campaign slogan to promote support for public safety legislation. Part i: introduction, overview of florida's sentencing policies history of sentencing policy unstructured sentencing prior to october 1, 1983 courts sentenced in accordance with the provisions of law that permitted a wide range of judicial discretion in the sentencing decision. Overcrowding and overuse of imprisonment in the united states american civil liberties union have passed laws creating draconian sentencing and parole.
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