Forgotten by the Fair Sentencing Act and the First Step Act: Federal Methamphetamine Sentencing Reform
24 Pages Posted: 2 Jul 2020
Date Written: May 9, 2020
This paper explores the issue of sentencing guidelines based on outdated premises and unfair treatment and the potential impacts of drug sentencing laws and enhancements not based on empirical data. To address this problem, this paper proposes a bill, similar to the First Step Act, to both retroactively and prospectively lessen the effect of these capricious drug sentencing guidelines.
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