North Carolina

How You Can Advocate for Sentencing Reform in Your State

You can do several things to work toward reforming your state’s sentencing laws – go to our get involved page to find out how.

Encourage your state lawmakers to support mandatory minimum sentencing reform. Be sure to connect with FAMM and other sentencing reformers on Facebook, Twitter, and by signing up for our email list.

Sentencing/Criminal Justice Reform Groups in this State:

November 2, 2013

Efforts Increase to Reduce Mandatory Minimum Sentences

(Public News Service) — RALEIGH, N.C. – There is renewed interest in North Carolina and nationwide to reduce mandatory minimum sentences. Recently, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announced changes in how the Justice Department charges non-violent crimes, to avoid triggering mandatory minimum sentences. Attorney Daryl Atkinson with the Southern Coalition for Social Justice said mandatory… Read more »