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Breakthrough in U.S. Drug Sentencing Reform The Fair Sentencing Act and the Unfinished Reform Agenda

  • Organization: The Sentencing Project
  • Document Type: Article/News
  • Date Created: Thursday, November 24, 2011
  • Submitted: Monday, December 05, 2011
  • Attachment(s): LINK

Article by The Sentencing Report provides analysis of The Fair Sentencing Act and the political context for drug law sentencing reform. The article argues that while the Fair Sentencing Act has fallen short of the reforms desired by advocates, the factors that contributed to bipartisan support to get it passed may open up opportunities for broader reform.


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