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By Clifton Adcock
Oklahoma Watch 

Q&A on criminal justice questions


October 30, 2016

State Questions 780 and 781 are two intertwined measures that seek to lower Oklahoma’s incarceration rate and divert more offenders to treatment programs.

Proponents say the measures are critical to a state where numerous people’s lives are stunted by felony convictions for nonviolent crimes. But the measures are not without detractors, who say the proposals add too much leniency to the justice system and could have negative effects.

Below are some of the arguments for and against the state questions and information about what each question would put in place.

Q: What is the goal of Sta...

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