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Prisology Helps Reduce Harsh Federal Drug Sentencing Guidelines – 46,000 Prisoners Eligible For Early Release Saving Taxpayers $2.4 billion

MONTPELIER, VERMONT: In a major victory for low level, non-violent drug offenders, the U.S. Sentencing Commission has adjusted its drug quantity penalties downward by two levels retroactively – potentially reducing prison sentences by an average of 25 months for up to 46,000 drug offenders. The sentence reductions and early releases are expected to result in […]

U.S. Sentencing Commission Amendment 782 Approval Timeline

June 2013 – The U.S. Sentencing Commission solicits public comment on its priorities for the 2014 guideline amendment cycle. July 2013 – Prisology, only weeks old, springs into action, and prompts thousands of support letters which are sent to the Commission requesting an across the board reduction to the federal drug sentencing guideline table. August 2013 – U.S. […]

Prisology Submits Final Comments In Support Of Full Retroactivity Of Federal Drug Guideline Amendment

        MONTPELIER – Prisology, a national non-profit organization that advocates for common sense, criminal justice policies, has submitted final comments in support of retroactive application of Amendment 782 to the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines. Amendment 782 modestly reduces federal drug penalties, and is set to take effect on November 1, 2014. The U.S […]

Prisology Files Lawsuit Against Federal Bureau of Prisons, Seeks Online Disclosure Of Records For Greater Accountability

Post Date: June 8, 2014 MONTPELIER – In order to increase public awareness and accountability of federal prison officials, Prisology, a national criminal justice reform organization, filed suit today against the Federal Bureau of Prisons (“BOP”) in U.S. District Court in Washington, DC. The lawsuit alleges that the BOP failed to comply with amendments to the […]