Business & Economics
Master of Arts (MA)
Across the country, life sentences are increasingly being used to replace the death penalty, according to a recent study by The Sentencing Project. Nearly 162,000 people are serving life sentences – one out of every nine in prison, the study found – and for those like Darrell Powell, who don’t have the possibility of parole, their future is bleak.
Lerner, Jessica, "Life Without Parole Is Replacing the Death Penalty -- But For Those Who Don’t Have the Possibility of Parole, Their Future Is Bleak." (2021). CUNY Academic Works.