Stalled Prison Bill Gets New Life With Sentencing Reform Measures
The compromise measure has the backing of key Senate Republicans and could include provisions that reduce mandatory minimums and slash crack and cocaine sentencing disparities.
Senate Committee Debates Bill That Would Reform Sentencing Guidelines
Attorney General Jeff Sessions attempted to dissuade the committee from advancing the bill, which was first introduced in October 2017.
Amid Player Protests, NFL Agrees to Back Criminal Justice Reform
The National Football League agrees to endorse sentencing reform, but the owners are also mulling a rule that would mandate that players stand for the national anthem.
SCOTUS Could Shorten Sentences for Juveniles in Prison for Life
The Supreme Court could retroactively reduce the sentences of juveniles who are serving life with no possibility of parole.
How Do You Solve A Problem Like Mass Incarceration?
California voters may lead the way on Nov 4.
Correctional Officers Don't Like Mandatory Minimums, Either
There’s a growing–and surprising–call to reform mandatory sentencing minimums.