June 5, 2013

George Will Likes the Justice Safety Valve Act!

Conservative columnist George Will has an excellent column today supporting an expanded safety valve for federal mandatory minimums!  He endorses S. 619, the Justice Safety Valve Act introduced by Senators Rand Paul (R-KY) and Patrick Leahy (D-VT), Chairman of the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee. As Will notes, an expanded safety valve would restore a lot of… Read more »

June 3, 2013

Sixth Circuit Crack Retroactivity Ruling Appealed

Two weeks ago, we gave you the good news that two judges of a three-judge panel of the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the Fair Sentencing Act of 2010 (FSA) is retroactive.  People sentenced to the old crack cocaine mandatory minimums before August 3, 2010, in the states the Sixth Circuit covers, could… Read more »


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