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CANNABIS CULTURE - Federal drug sentencing reforms adopted earlier this year by the US Sentencing Commission went into effect today.
A sentencing reform measure pending in the Congress has picked up more support from four more Republican members of the House this month.
Prosecutors use mandatory minimum sentencing as a prosecutorial tool to get people to plead guilty without a fair trial.
International Drug Policy Reform Conference celebrates this year's unprecedented momentum of the drug policy reform movement.
The Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing on mandatory minimum sentencing last Wednesday as Chairman Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT) and fellow committee member Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) sought to create momentum for a reform bill they filed together this spring, the Justice Safety Valve Act (Senate Bill 619).
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announced policy changes aimed at curbing the use of mandatory minimum sentences for low-level drug offenders.
A coalition of more than 175 artists, actors, athletes, elected officials, and civil rights and civil liberties advocates Tuesday sent an open letter to President Obama
Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) joined Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT) in introducing legislation that would give federal judges greater flexibility in sentencing in cases where mandatory minimum sentences are involved.
Snitch is a Hollywood action thriller with a message, and it’s a message that is so far playing well with audiences and theaters across the land.