FAMM to Testify Before U.S. Sentencing Commission on Synthetic Drugs

Post Date: March 13, 2018

Contact: Rabiah Burks


WASHINGTON – FAMM’s General Counsel Mary Price will testify before the U.S. Sentencing Commission on Wednesday, March 14, 2018, in Washington, D.C. The public hearing will focus on proposed amendments to the federal sentencing guidelines related to synthetic drugs and first offenders/alternatives to incarceration. FAMM submitted comments in writing to the Commission on the proposed amendments.  

Public Hearing on Proposed Amendments to the Federal Sentencing Guidelines
Panel III Synthetic Drugs (Part 3)

Wednesday, March 14, 2018
9:50 – 10:30 a.m.

Thurgood Marshall Federal Judiciary Building, Suite 2-500

1 Columbus Circle NE, Washington, D.C.

Panelists will include:

Mary Price, general counsel, Families Against Mandatory Minimums

Keith Graves, National Narcotic Officers’ Associations’ Coalition

Hector Alcala, Kentucky State Police

Lindsay LaSalle, senior staff attorney, Drug Policy Alliance

The hearing will be live-streamed here: https://www.ussc.gov/policymaking/meetings-hearings/public-hearing-march-14-2018


FAMM is a nonpartisan, national advocacy organization that promotes fair and effective criminal justice reforms to make our communities safe. Founded in 1991, FAMM promotes change by raising the voices of families and individuals who are directly affected by counterproductive sentencing and prison policies.

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