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FAMM Amicus Brief: Koons v. United States

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Contact: Rabiah Burks rburks@famm.org 202-822-6700 FAMM Amicus Brief: Koons v. United States   WASHINGTON, DC — FAMM filed an amicus brief this week in the case of Koons v. United States, in the Supreme Court. FAMM argues that the U.S. Sentencing Commission guidelines should govern cases in which defendants provide “substantial assistance” to the government … Read More

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FAMM Urges Mass. Legislature to Adopt Sentencing Reform in Response to Supreme Court Ruling

Monday, October 17, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Lani Prunés lprunes@famm.org 202.822.6700   WASHINGTON – Families Against Mandatory Minimums (FAMM) today urged the Massachusetts legislature to pass common sense sentencing reform in response to a Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court’s ruling last week that state law does not currently allow departures from mandatory minimum sentences. FAMM filed an amicus brief … Read More

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