Sen. Lee on overcoming concerns with criminal justice reform

Watch the latest video at Fox News-Nov. 15, 2018 – 3:41 – Republican Senator Mike Lee from Utah supports the First Step Act that aims to provide more rehab programs and give judges more sentencing leeway.

Sen. Rand Paul’s wife backs bipartisan sentencing reform

Watch the latest video at Fox News – Nov. 14, 2018 – 4:32 – Kelley Paul explains how the First Step Act hopes to ease drug sentences and provide more resources.

The Truth about the FIRST STEP Act

Originally Published by: National Review Written By: Sen. Mike Lee Tom Cotton’s criticisms of the bill do not survive scrutiny. As a former federal prosecutor, I am clear-eyed about crime. Unlike some reformers, I don’t think our justice system is

GOP Weighs Decision on Criminal Justice Bill Amid Trump Push

Originally Published by: Washington Post Written By: Mary Clare Jalonick | AP WASHINGTON — Republican senators debated the path forward for an overhaul of the nation’s criminal sentencing laws Tuesday after a visit from Vice President Mike Pence, suggesting parts of the bill

This ‘Three Strikes’ Law Sends People to Die in Federal Prison For Drug Crimes

Originally Published by: Reason Written By: C.J. Claramella In 2014, 26-year-old Tennessee resident Chris Young was sentenced to life in federal prison for a drug offense. The judge in his case had no choice but to sentence him to die

President Trump Participates in a Roundtable on the FIRST STEP Act

YouTube-President Trump Participates in a Roundtable on the FIRST STEP Act