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By The Dispatch On Tuesday, February 17th, 2015
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Justice Fellowship backs Sen Mike Lee, Dick Durbin bill on ‘Smarter’ sentencing

Senators Mike Lee (R-Utah) and Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) introduced the Smarter Sentencing Act, which will advance more proportionate sentencing for non-violent federal drug offenses. The current federal prison system’s More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, February 14th, 2015
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New study: Mass incarceration not helping reduce crime, Congress stalled on reform

As lawmakers continue to push criminal justice reform, a new study claims the of role mass incarceration in the drastic drop in crime in the U.S. over the last two decades has not been the cause. “Incarceration More...

By Robert On Monday, August 12th, 2013
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AG Eric Holder announces no more mandatory sentences for low-level, nonviolent drug offenders

Attorney General Eric H. Holder announced Monday that low-level, nonviolent drug offenders with no ties to gangs or large-scale drug organizations will no longer be charged with offenses that impose severe mandatory More...


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