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Photo detail, a criminal-justice reform organization, says it is "heartened" by small reforms Mississippi leaders like Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves have made in recent years, but is is urging a focus on cutting down "extreme" sentencing laws. Photo by Nick Judin

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'Extreme' Prison Terms Must Be Focus for New Mississippi Leaders, Reformers Say

Mississippi's incoming class of statewide and legislative leaders should prioritize reducing "extremely" long prison sentences, a national bipartisan criminal-justice reform organizations says.


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