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FAMM’s Mary Price Calls Compassionate Release “Conspicuous for Its Absence”

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

MEDIA CONTACT: Jessica Breslin, 202-822-6700, jbreslin@famm.org WASHINGTON, DC – FAMM general counsel Mary Price will testify before the United States Sentencing Commission today to bring attention to the problems prisoners face when trying to secure an early release due to extraordinary and compelling circumstances, such as imminent death or serious incapacitation. Despite the growing number … Read More

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MEDIA ADVISORY: FAMM Sentencing Expert to Testify About Compassionate Release before the U.S. Sentencing Commission

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Jessica Breslin, FAMM202-822-6700 jbreslin@famm.org  While Congress continues to consider legislation to reduce excessive mandatory minimum sentences while protecting public safety, the U.S. Sentencing Commission is considering ideas on how to expand an early release program for prisoners who present the lowest risk of reoffending. On Wednesday, February 17th from 8:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., the … Read More

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