If passed, the Justice Safety Valve Act would let judges sentence federal offenders below the mandatory minimum sentence whenever that minimum term does not fulfill the goals of punishment and other facts warrant it. The bill would apply to all mandatory minimum sentences in the federal code.
My desire to educate others of the devastation the war on drugs has caused to many families is a personal one; I am currently fighting an uphill battle due to a first time non-violent drug crime. Specific details cannot be given at this time because my case is still being thrown around the court…Read More
Who are the real victims of the war on drugs?