U.S. Sentencing Commission Proposes Drug Guideline Reductions
Via Sentencing Law and Policy, the U.S. Sentencing Commission has issued this press release calling for comments about a suggested two level reduction in offense level for all drug offenses under the federal sentencing guidelines. The proposed reduction would amount to about 11 months per sentence but would not (and could not) affect mandatory minimum sentencing statutes.
The Commission says the amendment would reduce the number of inmates in the federal system: [More...]
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