SC Sentencing Reform Law Aimed at Putting Fewer People in Prison
Sentencing Reform is Meant to Reduce the Number of Inmates in State Jails
By Lee Scurry
Posted Mar. 29, 2010 10:15 AM
The South Carolina Senate approved a bill that senators say will reduce the number of people now being sent to prison for minor offences and let more people out on parole. The vote is an attempt to save the state money in the middle of a budget crunch.