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First-Time Violent Offenders Eligible For RRRI

In Commonwealth v. Cullen-Doyle, 16 WAP 2016 (July 20,2017) the Pennsylvania Supreme Court clarified an eligibility requirement for the Recidivism Risk Reduction Incentive (“RRRI”) program. This program, which enables certain non-violent criminal offenders who are sentenced to Pennsylvania Department of Corrections facilities to reduce their minimum sentence, requires that an offender lack a “history of

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