December 11, 2017

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  • INTRODUCING THE SENTENCING REFORM AND CORRECTIONS ACT OF 2015

    Molly Gill, Govt Affairs Counsel FAMM 1100 H Street NW  Suite 1000 Washington DC, 20005 (202) 822-6700 FAMILIES AGAINST MANDATORY MINIMUMS SENTENCING REFORM AND CORRECTIONS ACT OF 2015 UPDATE: Senate Judiciary bill summary as well as a section by section factsheet. Full text of bill available here: Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act Summary: The Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2015 is a…

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  • Whistleblowers Risk Retaliation as Part of Prison ‘Culture’

    By DARA KAM OF THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Whistleblowers at a North Florida prison were punished by their bosses after exposing abuse of inmates, including an instance where one guard sprayed noxious chemicals into a prisoner's mouth, according to an investigation by the state's Commission on Human Relations. The Wakulla Correctional Institution case reveals…

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  • SECRETARY CRACKS DOWN HARD ON INMATE ABUSE

    Secretary Michael Crews at the Site Visit, Lowell Correctional Institution         He said what he meant and he meant what he said!  Florida Department of Corrections (FDOC) Secretary, Michael Crews, made it perfectly clear - ZERO tolerance for inmate abuse.  He is traveling to every prison in the state communicating the message that…

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  • IT’S BEEN A LONG TIME COMING

    Eric Holder 82nd Atty Gen From FAMILIES AGAINST MANDATORY MINIMUMS Today was a historic day in our fight for smarter sentencing laws! For the first time in the 20+ years I have been at this, the U.S. Department of Justice has admitted our arguments are right and that eliminating some mandatory minimums will make us safer.…

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