Chiraag Bains discusses at Take Care the bipartisan critique from key Senators on the Justice Department’s mandatory minimums policy.
“Where are the United States attorneys?”, asks the NYT Editorial Board.
A federal judge has remarked that “80% of the mandatory sentences he hands down are unjust” (Sentencing Law and Policy).
President Trump’s proposed Department of Justice budget includes cuts to programs that the President promised he would not touch, explains Leah Litman on Take Care.
Contrary to President Trump’s claims, a new Brennan Center report demonstrates that the national crime rate remained stable in 2016.