U.S. inmates urged to seek early release
Cutting prison population, fairer sentencing are goals
Posted: April 24, 2014 at 5:18 a.m.
President Barack Obama’s administration is encouraging some nonviolent federal prisoners to apply for early release. It’s an effort to deal with high costs and overcrowding in prisons, and also a matter of fairness, the government said.
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