US Sentencing Commission votes to make drug sentencing change retroactive

The U.S. Sentencing Commission voted Friday to make a sweeping change to drug sentences retroactive. According to a press release (PDF) from the U.S. Sentencing Commission, this opens the possibility for an estimated 46,290 offenders to leave prison sooner. The vote adds retroactivity to a change made…

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US Sentencing Commission votes to make drug sentencing change retroactive