Overcriminalization

Publications

, The Washington Examiner
House reconciliation bill would remove misguided tax penalty on students with drug records
Jillian Snider

From The Washington Examiner:

More than 20 organizations signed a letter supporting the 2019 bills. The organizations spanned the ideological spectrum, with the American Conservative Union, the…

, Congressman Chip Roy
Rep. Roy announces bipartisan effort to protect liberty and simplify federal criminal code
Jillian Snider

From Congressman Chip Roy:

On Friday, Rep. Chip Roy (TX-21), Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (NY-08), and Rep. David Trone (MD-06) introduced the Count the Crimes to Cut Act that would require the Attorney…

Cracking the code on justice reform
Marc Hyden

Throughout a political career spanning six decades, President Joe Biden has championed bills that have devastated the criminal justice system—reforms that seem rooted in a misguided philosophy on…

, Albany Times Union
Clean slate bill will help economy and our communities
Jillian Snider & Christi Smith

As small businesses all over the United States struggle to find employees, many are going to great lengths to attract workers. Companies are offering higher salaries, retirement benefits and even…

, House Judiciary Dems
Bipartisan Judiciary Committee Members Introduce Legislation to Clarify Retroactivity of Crack Cocaine Sentencing Reform
Jillian Snider

From House Judiciary Dems:

The Terry Technical Correction Act is supported by the following organizations: American Civil Liberties Union, American Conservative Union, Americans for Prosperity,…

, LexBlog
After an overwhelming majority of GOP House delegation voted for EQUAL Act, can the Senate move quickly to finally right a 35-year wrong?
Jillian Snider

From LexBlog:

Along with bipartisan support in Congress, this landmark legislation has support from groups across the political spectrum, including the National District Attorneys Association,…

, Senator Chuck Grassley
Senators Introduce Legislation To Correct Scotus Ruling On Retroactivity Of Crack Cocaine Sentencing Reform
Jillian Snider

From Senator Chuck Grassley:

The Terry Technical Correction Act is supported by the following organizations: American Civil Liberties Union, American Conservative Union, Americans for…

, Senator Rob Portman
Portman, Senate Co-Sponsors Laud House Passage of EQUAL Act
Jillian Snider

From Senator Rob Portman:

Along with bipartisan support in Congress, this landmark legislation has support from groups across the political spectrum, including the National District Attorneys…

R Street Institute Applauds House Passage of EQUAL Act
William Gray

WASHINGTON (Sept. 28, 2021) — On Tuesday, the United States House of Representatives passed the Eliminating a Quantifiably Unjust Application of the Law (EQUAL) Act, H.R. 1693, under suspension by…

The Equal Act and the Federal Cocaine Sentencing Disparity
Sarah Anderson & Jillian Snider
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