The Hill reports that Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Chuck Grassley (R-IA) will reintroduce the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act.

The bill, originally introduced in 2015, would reduce mandatory minimum sentences for certain drug offenses and armed career criminals, while increasing mandatory minimums for other offenses such as domestic violence.

The legislation hit a wall due to pushback from some Senate conservatives. Both Senators Grassley and Durbin had expressed interest in the revival of the criminal justice bill. It has not been revealed when they will roll out the legislation.

Read the full Hill article.

Taylor Carroll

The American Law Institute


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