FAMM president Julie Stewart will be discussing mandatory minimum sentencing laws on The Diane Rehm Show on Thursday, April 4 from 10-11 a.m. EST. For more information and to listen to the show online tomorrow, click here.
Joining Julie for the discussion are Scott Burns, executive director, National District Attorneys Association, and Adam Gelb, director of the Public Safety Performance Project at The Pew Center on the States. Mr. Burns is a former Utah state prosecutor and was responsible for coordination and implementation of the President's National Drug Control Strategy under President George W. Bush. Mr. Gelb is known for his extensive work on sentencing and criminal justice issues for The Pew Center.
Julie will also have the chance to discuss new federal efforts to give judges more discretion -- The Paul-Leahy Justice Safety Valve Act of 2013 (S. 619). Click here for information on the bill.
It's going to be a great show! I hope you will listen and participate by letting The Diane Rehm Show know what you think about mandatory sentencing laws. During the program, post a message on Diane Rehm's website, Facebook page or Twitter.Sphere: Related Content