JEWISH LEADERS OUTLINE CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFORM PRIORITIES
Nearly 50 Jewish faith leaders are calling on top Beacon Hill officials to end mandatory minimum sentencing for drug crimes, restrict the use of solitary confinement and reduce the use of cash bail in Massachusetts.
Forty-two rabbis and six cantors sent a letter this month to Gov. Charlie Baker, Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito, Senate President Stan Rosenberg, House Speaker Robert DeLeo and Supreme Judicial Court Chief Justice Ralph Gants, urging a series of criminal justice reforms and voicing support for specific bills.
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