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(Studio: Peter Jennings) The problem of how to make convicted criminals serve their full prison terms introduced; statistics on prison spending cited.
(Raleigh, North Carolina: James Walker) The solution in North Carolina called Truth in Sentencing in which those convicted serve full sentences examined; details given as to how judges are restricted in making sentences and how alternatives to prison are used for non-violent offenders to keep down overcrowding. [North Carolina superior court Judge Tom ROSS - comments.] [North Carolina sentencing commission Robin LUBITZ - shows computer projects about laws and prison capacity.] [Governor's chief of staff Franklin FREEMAN - comments on the solution.]
- Jennings, Peter;
- Walker, James
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