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Saturday, March 8, 2014

"Senate Judiciary Committee approves Recidivism Reduction and Public Safety Act"

Doug Berman at Sentencing Law & Policy discusses the provision. In part:

For a variety of reasons, I expect bills to reform severe sentencing laws like the Justice Safety Valve Act and the Smarter Sentencing Act will continue to get a lot more attention than this Recidivism Reduction and Public Safety Act. But, for a variety of reasons, I think this bill, which may have the broadest support among the most important political players in Congress, could end up being the most important and consequential for helping to transform the nature and future of the federal sentencing system.

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