Sentencing Reform Commission

  • S. 1154-Implementing legislation - enacted June 2, 2010 (Word format)
  • Bullet Summary of S. 1154, as enacted (Word format)
  • Final Report of the Sentencing Reform Commission (PDF format)
  • Members and Staff (Word format)
  • Statutory Authority - Act 407 of 2008 and Act 120 of 2009
  • Mission Statement (Word format)
  • SRC Work Groups (Word format)
  • Informational Background presentation on SRC (PDF format)
  • Recommendation List for Public Hearing, January 6, 2010 (Word format)
  • Work Group #1 Recommendations (DRAFT) (Word format)

  • Meetings of the SRC Work Groups
  • Work Group #3 Meeting Thursday, July 2, 2009 (Word format)
  • Work Group #1 Meeting Friday, October 9, 2009
  • Work Group #1 Meeting Friday, November 13, 2009
  • Work Group #1 Meeting Wednesday, December 9, 2009

  • Meetings of the Full Sentencing Reform Commission
  • Meeting on Wednesday, January 6, 2009 (Word format)
  • Meeting on Monday, January 11, 2009 (Word format)

  • Retreat - June 26-27, 2009
  • Agenda (Word format)

  • Retreat Presentations
  • Biographies of Retreat Presenters (Word format)
  • Adam Gelb - Release Options: The Mechanics of Creating Smart and Effective Pathways to Prison Release (PowerPoint format)
  • Rick Kern - Overview of Virginias Truth-in-Sentencing System - Part 1; Overview of Virginias Truth-in-Sentencing System - Part 2; Overview of Virginias Truth-in-Sentencing System - Part 3 (PowerPoint format)
  • The Honorable Jerry A. Madden - Legislating for Results: Evidence-based Corrections and Sentencing Policy (PowerPoint format)
  • Pat Nolan - Prison Fellowship's Model Principles of Reentry (Word format)
  • Kristy Pierce-Danford - Evidence-Based Principals (PDF format)
  • Judith Sachwald - An Ounce of Prevention: Proactive Community Supervision Reduces Violation Behavior; Proactive Community Supervision: A Second Chance for Community Corrections and Supervisees (PDF format)
  • Anne Seymour - Presentation and Handout (Word format)
  • John C. Speir, Ph.D. - System Overview & Drivers; Projecting the Impact of Our Proposed Reforms (PowerPoint format)
  • Faye S. Taxman, Ph.D. - 4 Questions about Treatment and Correctional Programs; Handout; COD Survey: National Criminal Justice Treatment Practices (NCJTP); National Criminal Justice Treatment Practices Survey (NCJTPS): Organizational Factors; National Criminal Justice Treatment Practices (NCJTP) Survey: Adult Settings (PDF format)
  • Daniel F. Wilhelm - Criminal Justice Sentencing Policy Trends: 2001-2009 (PDF format)

  • Agendas
  • February 11, 2009 (Word format)
  • February 26, 2009 (Word format)
  • March 5, 2009 (Word format)
  • March 26, 2009 (Word format)
  • April 2, 2009 (Word format)
  • April 30, 2009 (Word format)
  • May 28, 2009 (Word format)

  • Presentations and Comments

    February 26, 2009 Meeting
  • South Carolina Department of Corrections Presentation (PowerPoint format)
  • South Carolina Department of Probation, Parole and Pardon Services Presentation (PowerPoint format)
  • South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice Presentation (PowerPoint format)

  • March 5, 2009 Meeting
  • Office of the Attorney General Presentation (PowerPoint format)
  • Prosecution Coordinaton Commission Presentation (PowerPoint format)
  • South Carolina Public Defenders - Presentation (PowerPoint format), Strategies for Successful Sentencing Reform Report (Word format), Evidence Based Judicial Discretion (PDF format)

  • March 26, 2009 Meeting
  • South Carolina Court Administration Presentation (PDF format)

  • April 2, 2009 Meeting
  • The League of Women Voters of South Carolina Presentation (Word format)
  • ACLU Presentation (Word format)
  • South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families Presentation (Word format)

  • Arpil 30, 2009 Meeting
  • Judge Roger K. Warren (National Center for State Courts) Presentation (PowerPoint format)
  • Thomas W. Ross (Davidson College) Presentation (PowerPoint format)
  • Crime & Justice Institute Presentation (PowerPoint format)

  • May 28, 2009 Meeting
  • John Speir, Ph.D. (Applied Research Services, Inc.) Presentation (PowerPoint format)

  • Miscellaneous Documents and Information Received by the SRC and Work Groups
  • Alternatives/Community Corrections Workgroup (PDF format)
  • LSI-R, LS/RNR & LS/CMI Documentation (Word format)
  • South Carolina Re-Entry Initiatives Recommendations to the South Carolina SRC (Word format)
  • ACLU Drug Law Reform SRC Proposal (Word format)
  • League of Women Voters Memo (Word format)
  • South Carolina Department of Probation, Parole and Pardon Services Agency Issues (Word format)
  • Risk Reduction Strategies - Crime & Justice Institute (PDF format)
  • Community Corrections (PDF format)
  • Release Mechanisms (PDF format)





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