U.S. Government Stuff

 

Here you will find links to various federal and US Government documents and news regarding laws and changing laws.

 

US Dept of Justice letter regarding prosecution for marijuana

Attorney General Eric Holder’s speech regarding dropping mandatory minimums for many drug crimes is already making an impact. Read the letter from the DOJ

 

Federal Bureau of Prisons-Reducing our Use of Private Prisons

MEMORANDUM FOR THE ACTING DIRECTOR FEDERAL BUREAU OF PRISONS   Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates instructed officials in a memo Thursday to either decline to renew the contracts for private prison operators when they expire or substantially reduce the contracts scope. The goal, Yates wrote, is reducing  and ultimate