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Federal Sentencing Reforms Go Into Effect Today, November 1st

By Phillip Smith, StoptheDrugWar.org Federal drug sentencing reforms adopted earlier this year by the US Sentencing Commission went into effect today. They should result in tens of thousands of federal prisoners seeing their sentences cut and being released early, as well as ensuring that future offenders are not sentenced so harshly. The Sentencing Commission, an …

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