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News September 17, 2020
The U.S. Sentencing Commission, required by law to be bipartisan, helps set prison terms for more than 70,000 people every year.
Analysis May 20, 2018
Despite Jeff Sessions’ new zero-tolerance mandate along the border, the Justice Department has prioritized immigration offenses for years.
News March 15, 2018
Trump’s nominee to this panel called it “an overfed lemur.”
Analysis March 9, 2016
A new report looks at recidivism among inmates released from federal prisons.
News December 14, 2015
Why hasn’t President Obama freed more prisoners? Maybe that’s the wrong question.
Analysis November 6, 2015
Not everybody is aboard the criminal justice reform bandwagon. Here’s why.
News October 19, 2015
The debate over the federal ‘residual clause.’
News July 23, 2015
New, retroactive sentencing guidelines begin to kick in.