Define “truth-in-sentencing.”

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Sources must be cited in APA format. Your response should be four (4) pages in length.



In 1994, Congress passed the Truth-in-Sentencing Incentive Grants law. Discuss the law, using the following questions to guide your response.


Define “truth-in-sentencing.”


  • What was the Truth-in-Sentencing Incentive Grants law designed to accomplish?


What other mandatory sentencing movements is truth-in-sentencing linked to?


How has the Truth-in-Sentencing Incentive Grant changed the way states sentence offenders? Include a discussion of which states complied with the act.