According the United States Sentencing Commission, over 90 percent of convictions in the federal system come from guilty pleas. For state systems, the figure is around 95 percent. The Sentencing Project’s Research Analyst Nazgol Ghandnoosh appeared on RT to discuss the proliferation of plea deals, the way they create a “black box” within the criminal justice system, how they exacerbate existing racial disparities.
Watch the interview below or on RT‘s website.
July 20, 2022
Comment on Home Confinement Under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act
The Sentencing Project's Executive Director Amy Fettig submitted comments to the Office of the Attorney General on behalf of The Sentencing project regarding the United States Department of Justice’s proposed rule on CARES Act Home Confinement.
July 27, 2022
Comments to the Food and Drug Administration on the Proposed Ban of Menthol Cigarettes
The Sentencing Project submitted comments to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on the proposed Tobacco Product
Standard for Menthol in Cigarettes.