Resources for Federal Lawmakers

For Congressional Staff:  Briefing Book on Mandatory Minimum Sentences

FAMM has compiled an easy-to-use briefing book to help Members of Congress and their staff members write, introduce, and support mandatory minimum sentencing reforms and safety valve reforms. Learn the basics about mandatory minimum sentences, find complete lists of them, and read what experts, advocates, and other agencies have said about them. 

Other Resources:

Current Sentencing Reform Efforts in Congress

What the Experts Say — why leaders believe in sentencing reform

What the Public Thinks — see the latest polling on sentencing reform