Executive order on First Step Act was signed by President Biden on May 25, 2022. This was regarding criminal justice reform. The press release was titled, “President Biden to Sign Historic Executive Order to Advance Effective, Accountable Policing and Strengthen Public Safety.” The executive order sweeps broadly and includes the following: Requires full implementation of […]
Tag: FIRST STEP ACT
Courts determined 404 disparity must be preceded by eligibility before sentencing, according to Section 404 of the FIRST STEP Act in Corner.
In United States vs. Hardwick, the Third Circuit remanded the denial of a FIRST STEP Act reduction to the district court.
United States vs Venable Provides Answer Since the passage of the FIRST STEP Act in 2018 there have been hundreds of questions about whether inmates serving a term of Supervised Release would be able to seek relief as part of the retroactive application of the Fair Sentencing Act. In United States vs. Venable, No. 19-6280, […]