Arizona defense lawyers urge sentencing reforms

The Arizona Republic
By: Mary K. Reinhart
Published: February 2, 2011
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Defense attorneys on Tuesday called for a raft of sentencing reforms they said would save money and put Arizona in line with other states that have reduced prison populations and lowered crime rates.

But the group likely will have a tough time convincing a majority of lawmakers.

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