Michigan Public Defenders

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4:04 pm
Tue August 13, 2013

Michigan prison sentences, longest in US, under review

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Prisoners in Michigan serve longer sentences than in any other state. That's according to a recent Pew study, which finds lengthy sentences have bloated the state's corrections budget. Michigan spends more than two billion dollars a year on prisons.

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