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CA Bulletin: Winter 2010

In this issue; Crisis in the Juvenile Prisons; CA 2010 Policy Agenda; Drop the Rock Advocacy DayRead More


CA Bulletin: Summer 2009

In this issue; Full update on the Rockefeller Drug Law reformsRead More


Analysis of Rockefeller Drug Law Reform Bill

PROS Restores judicial discretion for broad categories of individuals charged with drug offenses, including many second felony drug offenders. As an estimate, between 45 – 55% of the drug offenders currently confined in New York’s prisons – from about 5400 to 6600 people – would have been eligible for judicial diversion at sentencing.Read More


Report Recommends More Discretion for Judges in Drug Cases

A state sentencing commission has issued a new report, a year after it was charged with looking at how to reform New York's Rockefeller drug laws. The commission recommends allowing judges more discretion in sentencing first and second-time non-violent drug offenders.Read More


New York’s Three Key Political Leaders Agree:NOW is the Time to Overhaul the Rockefeller Drug Laws

New York’s Three Key Political Leaders Agree:NOW is the Time to Overhaul the Rockefeller Drug Laws.Read More


CA Bulletin: Winter 2009

In this issue; CA Reports on Prison Healthcare; Prison Downsizing Campaign Announced; Domestic Violence Documentary PremieredRead More


Taking on the Budget

CA executive director Robert Gangi responds to Governor Paterson’s proposed executive budget on WNYC’s The Brian Lehrer Show. Read More


Say NO to 35 Years of Injustice: Policy Paper Urging New York State Leaders To Repeal The Rockefeller Drug Laws

2008 marked the 35th anniversary of the enactment of the Rockefeller Drug Laws. This policy paper, published by the Correctional Association's Drop the Rock campaign, presents historical figures on the harsh impact of the Rockefeller Drug Laws and makes the case the full repeal of the statutes.Read More


Prison Closings Trouble Upstate New York

The Correctional Association weighs in on the misuse of prisons as a “job program” in upstate communities, on this second segment of a two-part report about prison downsizing on NPR. Read More


CA Bulletin: Spring 2008

In this issue; Prison report on healthcare; Laura Davidson honored; WIPP premieres "Strength of a Woman"Read More