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Pa. lawmakers call for permanent funding, expansion of Scandinavian model of prisons

The approach focuses on rehabilitation over punishment.
By Ben Wasserstein/WITF

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A dying man won release from prison after Spotlight PA highlighted his case. It shouldn’t be that hard, advocates say.

Data shows fewer than 50 people were released in the last 14 years under the current compassionate release law.
By Danielle Ohl/Spotlight PA


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