Thursday, July 12, 2012
Every year, the Commission (which writes the federal sentencing guidelines, which apply in all federal criminal cases) decides which areas of federal sentencing it is going to make a priority over the next few years. The Commission doesn't actually decide what to focus on, though, until it hears from the public. If you want to chime in and tell the Commission to work on a particular area of the guidelines, you must get your letters and emails to them by July 23, 2012.
Read more about some of the areas the Commission is thinking of prioritizing, and what this all means and how you can help, by clicking here.