Senator Grassley Introduces the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act—Again

In addition to the legislation discussed below, On October 5, 2017 Senator Grassley has introduced S.1917 – The Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2017. Similar—but not identical— to the bill that died in the Senate in 2015, this bill would give the judge the discretion in a 10-year mandatory minimum drug case to drop … Read moreSenator Grassley Introduces the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act—Again

Summer 2017 Legislative Updates-Federal Prisons

July 24, 2017: Summer 2017 Legislative Updates-Federal Prisons With the Summer halfway through, the federal prison rumor mill is in full swing.  First, there are still many inquiries here at NPSC about the so called “65% Law” which would, if passed, increase the good time for federal inmates from 15% to 35%.  While there are … Read moreSummer 2017 Legislative Updates-Federal Prisons