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The criminal justice reform Trump can achieve without Congress

Originally Published: Washington Examiner Written by: Steven Nelson President Trump unveiled one of his top legislative priorities before Democrats take over the House of Representatives: passage of the First Step Act, which would reduce some prison sentences. Though he still

KERIK: Time For McConnell To Let The Senate Vote On Criminal Justice Reform

Originally Published by: The Daily Caller Written by: Bernard Kerik, Security Consultant, Broadcast commentator There are plenty of important conservative issues that should pass in the final weeks of the 115th Congress: building the wall, approving the nomination of several

Newt Gingrich, Pat Nolan: Our criminal justice system is badly broken. That’s why the First Step Act matters

Originally Published by: Fox News Written by: Newt Gingrich & Pat Nolan America’s criminal justice system is badly broken, and the next few weeks will determine the fate of efforts to fix it. We should not continue pouring billions of

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