Putting an end to a case we blogged about recently, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie today commuted the sentence of Bryan Aitken from seven years to time served. His long sentence was a disgrace - the guns he was charged with possessing were bought legally in Colorado and were unloaded and locked in his trunk. Commuting his sentence was the right thing to do, but we know some politicians have a hard time doing even the easy things.
is a blog hosted by FAMM. This is a forum for educating the general public about sentencing injustices and engaging and finding common ground with "unlikely allies" such as fiscal conservatives, former prosecutors and judges, law enforcement, and members of sentencing commissions. SentenceSpeak is a place for sharing unique perspectives on sentencing policies. Find us online at www.famm.org.