RM56: Has America Turned The Corner On CJ Reform

The First Step Act passed the senate this week. As a Christmas bonus, we cover the bill and it’s passage. We have been covering it’s passage (or stalling really) for the past month to finally reach this point. First Step Act passed the senate 87-12 https://www.govtrack.us/congress/votes/115-2018/s271 https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/senate-overwhelmingly-backs-overhaul-of-criminal-justice-system/2018/12/18/89efffb6-02e7-11e9-9122-82e98f91ee6f_story.html https://www.vox.com/future-perfect/2018/12/19/18148413/first-step-act-senate-criminal-justice-reform-sweeping-overhaul https://www.vox.com/future-perfect/2018/12/18/18140973/first-step-act-criminal-justice-reform-senate-congress Helpline available Christmas Eve, Christmas Day […]

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