It's Time to Reimagine Delaware's Broken Probation System
DE's broken probation system presents insurmountable hurdles for too many, often sending people right back to prison. Our new website & published report on this issue highlight the problems, but more importantly: the solutions.
This Act, known as the James Johnson Sentencing Reform Act, named for Representative JJ Johnson, makes significant changes to the sentencing laws in Delaware.
Removes Title 16 drug offenses from the Title 11 violent felony list, expand sentence modification opportunities for those who have served a significant portion of their sentence and pose no substantial public safety threat, and creates a Sentencing Commission that will create new
Rep. Longuhrst (Prime), Sen. Poore, Sen. McBride, Sen. Townsend, Rep. Bolden, Rep. Chukwuocha, Rep. Cooke, Rep. Dorsey Walker, Rep. K. Johnson, Rep. Kowalko, Rep. Minor-Brown. See Bill number link for co-sponsors.