Trone, Crenshaw, Mace, Dean, Spartz Introduce the Smarter Pretrial Detention for Drug Charges Act of 2021
Today, U.S. Representatives David Trone (D-MD), Dan Crenshaw (R-TX), Nancy Mace (R-SC), Madeleine Dean (D-PA), and Victoria Spartz (R-IN) introduced the Smarter Pretrial Detention for Drug Charges Act of 2021. The bill would eliminate the presumption of pretrial detention for most federal drug charges by allowing courts to make decisions on a case-by-case basis.
This legislation has been endorsed by American Civil Liberties Union, American Conservative Union, Due Process Institute, R Street Institute, Right on Crime, Successful Reentry, Tzedek Association.
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