In a letter of support submitted to the House Judiciary Committee, The Sentencing Project’s Executive Director Amy Fettig expressed the importance of passing the Eliminating a Quantifiably Unjust Application of the Law (EQUAL) Act. The reform bill would eliminate the federal sentencing disparity between crack and powdered cocaine offenses.
July 20, 2021
The Sentencing Project strongly encourages the Juvenile Justice Reform Council to adopt recommendations [based on research and public safety] that will ensure all children start in juvenile court, and that cases are reviewed on an individual basis by a judge before determining they should be sent to adult court
July 15, 2021
The Sentencing Project submitted written comments for a U.S. Department of Justice Stakeholder Listening Session on First Step Act Implementation.