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Ohio’s Overcrowded Prisons Spur New Sentencing Laws – Part 1

Thursday, December 1, 2011 at 9:53pm Written by:

Ohio lawmakers recently voted to enact House Bill 86, which was written to address Ohio’s overcrowded prison problem. The bill went into effect Sept. 30, 2011. Some of the changes in sentencing include: A new 80 percent rule: The new bill allows the director of the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction to petition the […]