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New House Bill Should Be Priority for Attorney General

Julie Stewart | Posted 06.24.2013 | Politics
Julie Stewart

Representatives Bobby Scott (D-VA) and Thomas Massie (R-KY) today introduced a bill to authorize federal judges to depart below a mandatory minimum prison term in cases where the minimum sentence is not necessary to protect public safety.

Senators Introduce Bill To Scale Back Mandatory Minimum Sentencing

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 03.20.2013 | Politics

Sens. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) and Rand Paul (R-Ky.) introduced a bill Wednesday designed to give relief to the nation's bloated prison system by offerin...