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October 20, 2018
Marc Mauer Named “Frederick Douglass 200” Awardee
The Sentencing Project's Executive Director Marc Mauer has been named a "Frederick Douglass 200" Awardee for his continued scholarship and advocacy that has impacted "anti-incarceration activism around the country."
January 09, 2019
The Daily Show With Trevor Noah: Marc Mauer Calls For Abolishing Life Sentences
Trevor Noah interviewed Marc Mauer about his new book with Ashley Nellis on life sentences.
August 01, 2013
Marc Mauer on the Trial in the Tragic Death of Trayvon Martin
The statement of Marc Mauer, Executive Director of The Sentencing Project, on the trial in the tragic death of Trayvon Martin.
April 11, 2013
Race to Incarcerate: A Graphic Retelling
Marc Mauer’s landmark book on race, class, and the criminal justice system has been adapted as a work of inspired graphic storytelling by Sabrina Jones.
September 12, 2014
Testimony to Nevada Advisory Commission on Trends in Sentencing and Incarceration
Marc Mauer testified before the Nevada Advisory Commission on the Administration of Justice on trends in sentencing and incarceration over the past several decades. The testimony assesses the impact of incarceration on crime rates, examines the evolving movement for reform, and recommends that policymakers consider an appropriate mix of prison and non-punitive approaches to promote public safety.
March 11, 2015
A Proposal to Reduce Time Served in Federal Prison
In testimony delivered to the Charles Colson Task Force on Federal Corrections, The Sentencing Project's Executive Director Marc Mauer calls for reforms to federal sentencing structures to create an upper limit of no more than 20 years in prison, barring exceptional circumstances.
March 17, 2011
Testimony to the U.S. Sentencing Commission on the Fair Sentencing Act of 2010
Testimony delivered by The Sentencing Project's Executive Director Marc Mauer to the U.S. Sentencing Commission regarding implementation of the Fair Sentencing Act of 2010.
June 01, 2011
Testimony to the U.S. Sentencing Commission on Crack Cocaine Retroactivity
In testimony before the U.S. Sentencing Commission, Marc Mauer argued that the federal sentencing guidelines for crack cocaine should be applied retroactively for individuals currently in prison. If adopted by the Commission, retroactivity would reduce the sentences of about 12,000 federal prisoners by an average of three years.
February 16, 2012
Testimony to the U.S. Sentencing Commission on Racial Disparity
Marc Mauer's testimony before the U.S Sentencing Commission on issues of racial disparity in federal sentencing following the changes in federal guidelines as a result of the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in Booker v. United States.
August 01, 2012
Testimony to the Senate Judiciary Committee on Rising Prison Costs
Testimony of Marc Mauer, Executive Director of The Sentencing Project, prepared for the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing, "Rising Prison Costs: Restricting Budgets and Crime Prevention Options."