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HEALEY OUTLINES PRIORITIES FOR LAWMAKERS MULLING JUSTICE REFORM

By Matt Murphy

STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE

STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, AUG. 8, 2017....Attorney General Maura Healey sent a letter to two key lawmakers this week outlining her vision for criminal justice reform, including an overhaul of bail and sentencing practices, that could serve as a guidepost for a debate that's expected to heat up this fall.

Democratic leaders in the House and Senate have placed criminal justice reform near the top of the their agenda for when they return from summer recess in September, but the scope of their efforts remains a major question mark.


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