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FAMM Announces Advance Screenings Of The Award-Winning HBO Documentary Film ‘The Sentence’

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Contact: Rabiah Burks, 202-822-6700 rburks@famm.org FAMM ANNOUNCES ADVANCE SCREENINGS OF THE AWARD-WINNING HBO DOCUMENTARY FILM ‘THE SENTENCE’ FAMM President Kevin Ring to moderate panel discussion with film director Rudy Valdez at NYC screening Thursday WASHINGTON – Criminal justice reform advocate FAMM today announced it is hosting and participating in advance screenings of “The Sentence,” an award-winning new documentary … Read More

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Advocates Urge Arizona Speaker Mesnard to Reinstate the Study Committee on Criminal Justice Reform  

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Contact: Rabiah Burks rburks@famm.org 202-822-6700 Advocates Urge Arizona Speaker Mesnard to Reinstate the Study Committee on Criminal Justice Reform   Phoenix – Today, a bipartisan group of criminal justice reform organizations sent a letter to Speaker of the Arizona House of Representatives J.D. Mesnard, urging him to reinstate the Study Committee on Criminal Justice Reform … Read More

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S. 2192, The SECURE Act of 2017 

Friday, April 27, 2018

 S. 2192, The SECURE Act of 2017 Introduced by: Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA) Text of bill: Click here for full text of this legislation. The SECURE Act of 2017 introduces new mandatory minimums for a number of immigration-related offenses. This bill includes a version of “Kate’s Law”, which would create a 5-year mandatory minimum sentence for some … Read More

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S. 1933: Smarter Sentencing Act of 2017 (115th Congress)

Friday, April 27, 2018

Read the bill text: S. 1933 Take action!: Tell the U.S. Senate to pass the Smarter Sentencing Act (S. 1933) Status: The Smarter Sentencing Act (S. 1933) was introduced on October 5, 2017, in the U.S. Senate. THE BILL IS NOT A LAW. To become a law, the bill must be approved by the Judiciary committees, passed … Read More

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FAMM: Reforms in New Massachusetts Criminal Justice Bill Going in the Right Direction

Monday, March 26, 2018

Contact: Rabiah Burks rburks@famm.org 202.822.6700 FAMM: Reforms in New Massachusetts Criminal Justice Bill Going in the Right Direction WASHINGTON – On March 23, Massachusetts House and Senate members of a conference committee released their agreed-upon version of S. 2371, a comprehensive criminal justice reform bill. If passed, the bill would repeal some of the state’s mandatory minimum sentences for low-level … Read More

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