28th Jan 2014

I have received a huge number of calls and emails from people asking me how the memo issued by Attorney General Holder affects their loved one’s case. For almost all of them, my answer is, unfortunately, “It doesn’t.” more

9th Jan 2014

The ACLU reports, “On average, a Black person is 3.73 times more likely to be arrested for marijuana possession than a white person, even though Blacks and whites use marijuana at similar rates.” more

1st Jan 2014

Congress has begun to consider S. 1410 and H.R. 3382. If it finally passes, it will expand the federal “safety valve,” clarify some provisions of the Fair Sentencing Act of 2010, and decrease the mandatory minimums for certain drug offenses. more

30th Dec 2013

One of the perks of our long-awaited new website is our blog, which gives us a convenient, central location to post updates on changes in federal criminal law. more