My Written Testimony to the U.S. Senate on Mandatory Minimum Sentences

2013-09-18T14:35:05+00:00September 18th, 2013|Tags: , , , , , |

Today, the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee is holding a hearing on the Justice Safety Valve Act of 2013 (you can read a primer on the JSVA here). The JSVA would allow federal judges to sentence criminal defendants below all mandatory minimum sentencing provisions. And the JSVA would prevent some of the worst injustices in federal [...]