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Finding alternative sentences for drug offenders
Apr 12, 2019

Finding alternative sentences for drug offenders

Big banks are out with positive earnings reports. Jumia, Africa's answer to Amazon, begins trading on the NYSE. Plus, how prosecutors and judges are looking at alternative sentencing programs to avoid the consequences and costs of incarceration.

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Families bear the costs of alternative sentencing programs

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Does alternative sentencing create a system of easily exploited free labor?
Judge John Kilgore presides over drug court at the Wise County Courthouse in Virginia.
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The team

Victoria Craig Host, BBC
Stephen Ryan Senior Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
Brian Allison Engineer
Meredith Garretson Senior Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer
Rose Conlon Producer
Alex Schroeder Producer