3rd Apr 2015

Given how few clemency petitions President Obama has granted, the sentence commutations for 22 inmates on March 31 are hardly grounds for hope. more

5th Feb 2015

Pedro and Margarito Flores were awarded a sentence reduction from life to 14 years because they became valuable informers on the Mexican drug cartels. more

8th Jan 2015

Bottlenecks are slowing the DOJ’s processing of clemency applications to a crawl. more

17th Oct 2014

Can you wait for a Federal Public Defender to file a “Drug Minus Two” motion? Consider these things when figuring out whether to hire an attorney or not: more

12th Sep 2014

The DOJ clemency initiative excludes violent offenders. What can be done if someone was sentenced for a violent crime without committing violence? more

25th Aug 2014

USSC report confirms that the Government often gets something for nothing when dealing with cooperating defendants. more

2nd Aug 2014

Here is our preview of the drug quantity table effective Nov. 1, 2014. more