November 18

A Living Death: Life without Parole for Nonviolent Offenses

“For 3,278 people, it was nonviolent offenses like stealing a $159 jacket or serving as a middleman in the sale of $10 of marijuana. An estimated 65% of them are Black. Many of them were struggling with mental illness, drug dependency or financial desperation when they committed their crimes. None of them will ever come home to their parents and children. And taxpayers are spending billions to keep them behind bars.”

Download the ACLU report here.

October 24

An Introduction To Federal Sentencing

by Henry J. Bemporad, Federal Public Defender (emeritus), Western District of Texas

The following article will provide you with an excellent overview of the federal sentencing system as it exists today:

Click HERE To download article.

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