Politics & Government

January 3, 2012 12:00 AM

Early releases will put penal code reform to test

It has been nearly six months since the most sweeping changes to Kentucky's penal code in decades, but the first major test of the philosophy behind them will begin Tuesday when nearly 1,000 state prisoners are granted early release.

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