The Sentencing Project joined leading justice organizations to urge Attorney General Merrick Garland to exercise oversight of the U.S. Parole Commission, ensure that the Commission provides a fair process for the several hundred “old law” people within its jurisdiction, and request an accounting of the “old law” individuals still serving federal prison sentences.
Read the letter here.
April 11, 2022
#SecondChanceMonth: Unlock the Vote
Honoring April as Second Chance Month gives us an opportunity to check in on developments in voting rights and expanding the franchise to incarcerated voters. The Sentencing Project is working regularly with state and local campaigns to expand voting rights to justice impacted voters.
April 05, 2022
Letter Opposing the PROTECT Act of 2022
The PROTECT Act of 2022 would have far-reaching implications for eroding fairness and justice, including the potential to usher in a new era of mandatory minimums.