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Criminal Justice

Read the latest updates and learn more about criminal justice through a Reform Jewish perspective.

Criminal Justice

Urge Congress to support comprehensive sentencing reform

Senators Chuck Grassley (R-IA) and Richard Durbin (D-IL) have reintroduced the bipartisan Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act (S.1917) in the Senate. The Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act (SRCA) includes provisions that seek to address the problems of mass incarceration and over-criminalization by reducing mandatory minimums for nonviolent drug offenses and granting judges greater discretion in sentencing decisions. The legislation represents the most significant attempt at criminal justice reform in years.

 

Death Penalty

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Latest Updates on Criminal Justice
Hands and a jail cell
Feb 22, 2018|Rabbi Rick Kellner
Jail Cell
Jan 09, 2018|Rabbis Lindsey and Michael Danziger
Contact Our Legislative Policy Team

For more information on this issue, contact Eisendrath Legislative Assistant Sammi Goldsmith at (202) 387-2800