Tuesday, October 6, 2015

USA To Release 6000 Inmates In The Next Four Weeks Under New Sentencing Guidelines

The USA is to release 6000 inmates in the next four weeks under new sentencing guidelines.  According to the NY Times, “The release is scheduled to occur from Oct. 30 to Nov. 2, and will be one of the largest one-time discharges of inmates from federal prisons in American history, said the officials, who spoke on the condition of anonymity because they did not want to be identified discussing matters that had not been publicly announced by the Justice Department.”  The full article is here:  http://www.nytimes.com/2015/10/07/us/us-to-release-6000-inmates-under-new-sentencing-guidelines.html?emc=edit_au_20151006&nl=afternoonupdate&nlid=52103541