Thursday, June 30, 2011

Crack Retroactivity Vote Happens Today!

At 1 p.m. EST today, the U.S. Sentencing Commission will vote on whether recent changes to federal crack sentencing guidelines should apply to people who are already in prison.  FAMM will be in attendance, with many of our members.  We've got all the info you need to follow the vote:

- We'll be tweeting live at Twitter
- Read up about the myths about crack retroactivity -- and get the facts!
- Get the full background on where the amendment came from
- Get answers to frequently asked questions about retroactivity.

We don't know how the Commission will vote, but check our website later today for a full report!

2 Comments:

Anonymous said...

Why is this only for crack? What about mandatory minmums for other violatrs

Anonymous said...

Great Job FAMM!!!!
What's next? Challenging the difference in sentencing between Possession and Receipt for CP? Please!