Why We Can’t Afford to Wait for Federal Sentencing Reform
Huffington Post
May 13, 2016

“In his remarkable speech at Howard University, President Obama asked graduates, “If you care about mass incarceration… How are you pressuring members of Congress to pass the criminal justice reform bill now pending before them?”

With a limited legislative calendar this year, time is running out for the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act — a bipartisan bill to reduce drug penalties that have contributed to an 800% increase in the federal prison population since 1980.”

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