Madigan & 14 AGs Urge Department Of Justice To Rescind Harsh New Sentencing Guidelines

Chicago-(ENEWSPF)- Attorney General Lisa Madigan joined with 14 of her counterparts from around the country to call on U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions to rescind harsh new instructions for Department of Justice (DOJ) prosecutors to seek long sentences for offenders. The attorneys general urged Sessions to adopt data-driven approaches to criminal justice policy that are better for public safety, more fiscally sound, and more just than mandatory minimum sentences for low-level offenders.

In a letter sent to Sessions, Madigan and the attorneys general write that . . .

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