Month: October 2011

Republicans Block Justice Reform Proposal in Senate

Senator Webb’s Ambitious Plan Shot Down In a disheartening turn of events Senator Webb (D-Va.), a long-time supporter of criminal justice reform in the United States Senate, had his bill shot down. The bill in question would have established a commission to review and propose changes to the criminal justice system in America. The title …

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US Sentencing Commission Posts 2011 Amendments

New 2011 Amendments from U.S.S.C. With October upon us, and November first rapidly approaching, PCR Consultants is starting a yearly tradition of breaking down this year’s amendments to the United States Sentencing Guidelines as published by the US Sentencing Commission (U.S.S.C.). Each year, these amendments become active on the first day of November. To find …

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