Congress is Closer than Ever to Easing Sentences for Drug Offenders
Washington Post
April 29, 2016

“A presidential election year is not typically the most opportune time to pass ambitious, complicated and controversial bills through Congress. But it appears there is still hope for action this year on the politically sensitive topic of criminal justice reform.

“A bipartisan group of senators announced revisions Thursday to a bill easing federal sentencing guidelines for non-violent offenders and allowing many of those already incarcerated — most of them drug offenders — to petition a judge for reductions in their jail terms.”

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