I would say in not passing the Criminal Justice Commission Act before other reform bills like the Sentence Reform and Corrections Act, we put the cart before the horse but, since we are releasing thousands of people from federal prisons right now, the horse isn't around anymore.
As someone who has received three college degrees while imprisoned I have to say that it's about time that college programs for prisoners are funded once again by NYS, thus expanding the existing privately funded one.
From the Capitol to the courtrooms, prosecutors can chart a new path on public safety in California by championing at both local and state levels one of the biggest ways we can transform our justice system in this generation--sentencing reform.