Read NCJCA of '09
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Read about National Criminal Justice Commission Act of 2009 :)
The Sentencing Project :)
Senate Judiciary Subcommittee Hearing on the
National Criminal Justice Commission Act of 2009
On Thursday, June 11th at 3:00pm, the Senate Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee
on Crime and Drugs will hold a hearing on Senator Jim Webb's legislation to comprehensively
review and recommend reform to the nation's criminal justice system. The hearing
entitled "Exploring the National Criminal Justice Commission Act of 2009," will
take place at the Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room 226.
On March 26th, Senator Webb introduced S.714 to create a blue-ribbon commission
charged with conducting an 18-month, top-to-bottom review of the nation's entire
criminal justice system and offering concrete recommendations for reform. The legislation
has received bipartisan support and has 29 cosponsors in the Senate, including Chairman
of the Senate Judiciary Committee Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT), Chairman of the
Subcommittee on Crime and Drugs Senator Arlen Specter (D-PA), Ranking Member Senator
Lindsey Graham (R-SC), and Judiciary Committee member Senator Orrin Hatch (R-UT).
A statement from The Sentencing Project endorsing the legislation is available here :)
The hearing will be webcast at the Senate Judiciary Committee website. To watch
live, please click here [ http://rs6.net/tn.jsp?et=1102604798145&s=12636&e=001qztzBK6EHGc1WRrP19XqZIL0rNVAeoSjGjllhfI-GmBi1h-UqQk_Ad5-dFI7JXHJXrrrVf6QBXYGsosIsmzDnBmB01bJazaVTTAtD1P9Zc2VImZvAjP5Tg== ].
Vice President, Prison Fellowship
Chief William Bratton
Los Angeles Police Department
Professor Charles J. Ogletree
Harvard Law School
Brian W. Walsh
Senior Legal Research Fellow, Center for Legal and Judicial Studies, The Heritage
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