Dozens of Groups Lobby Heavily on Criminal Justice Reform Bill
Sunlight Foundation
March 2, 2016

“With a Supreme Court vacancy and a heated election season, the issue of criminal justice remains front and center with candidates, voters, activists and, of course, Congress.

“Over the past year, Congress has been debating a number of bills related to reforming the criminal justice system. This includes an effort to pass the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2015, which, among other things, would alter mandatory minimum sentencing for nonviolent offenders and allow for more discretion on issuing sentences.”

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