25th Feb 2015

Bipartisan support may be the key to the passage of the FAIR Act’s significant changes to asset forfeiture laws that currently threaten civil liberties. more

19th Feb 2015

The Recidivism Risk Reduction Act of 2015 makes some ambitious proposals. It remains to be seen how seriously Congress will take its ideas. more

13th Feb 2015

The Justice Safety Valve Act would allow a Judge to set aside a statutory mandatory minimum. It has a slim chance of passage. 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