Public Comment from July 7, 2014

Letters Received In Response to Request for Public Comment
on Whether to Make Amendment 3 Retroactive,
Reducing the Drug Quantity Table by Two Levels (see 79 FR 25996)

July 2014

U.S. Senators Patrick Leahy, Richard Durbin, Rand Paul, and Sheldon Whitehouse, Senate, Committee on the Judiciary
U.S. Representatives John Conyers, Jr. and Robert C. "Bobby" Scott, House of Representatives, Committee on the Judiciary
U.S. Representative Tony Cárdenas, House of Representatives
U.S. Representative Steve Cohen, House of Representatives, Committee on the Judiciary
U.S. Representative Henry C. "Hank" Johnson Jr., House of Representatives, Committee on the Judiciary
U.S. Representative Beto O'Rourke, House of Representatives
U.S. Representative Cedric L. Richmond, House of Representatives, Committee on the Judiciary
Chief Judge Theodore A. McKee, United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
Former Chief Judge William W. Wilkins, U.S. Court of Appeals
U.S. District Judges from the Seventh Circuit: Judges Adelman, Bucklo, Castillo, Conley, Durkin, Gettleman, Gottschall, Grady, Herndon, Lefko, and Peterson
U.S. District Judges from the Eighth Circuit: Judges Bataillon, Bennett, Davis, Erickson, Flessig, Frank, Gerrard, Hovland, Jackson, Lange, Laughrey, O’Brien, Piersol, Schreier, Shaw, Strom, Tunheim, Viken, and Wilson
U.S. District Judge Robert Brack, District of New Mexico
U.S. District Judge Wiley Y. Daniel, District of Colorado
U.S. District Judge Vanessa D. Gilmore, Southern District of Texas
U.S. District Judge Andrew S. Hanen, Southern District of Texas
U.S. District Judge Janis Graham Jack, Southern District of Texas
U.S. District Judge James P. Jones, Western District of Virginia
U.S. District Judge Robert Junell, Western District of Texas
U.S. District Judge Gerald Bruce Lee, Eastern District of Virginia
U.S. District Judge Philip R. Martinez, Western District of Texas
U.S. District Judge John J. McConnell, Jr., District of Rhode Island
U.S. District Judge Raymond P. Moore, District of Colorado
U.S. District Judge Alia Moses, Western District of Texas
U.S. District Judge Martha Vázquez, District of New Mexico
Representative Kit Spires, South Carolina House of Representatives
American Civil Liberties Union
American Conservative Union Foundation
Brennan Center for Justice
Catholic Charities USA
Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles (CHIRLA)
Coalition to Reduce Spending
Esperanza
Families Against Mandatory Minimums
Federal Public and Community Defenders
Human Rights Watch
Interfaith Criminal Justice Coalition
LatinoJustice PRLDEF
Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law
Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area
Legal Services for Prisoners with Children
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
National Association of Assistant United States Attorneys
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
National Council of La Raza
National Gay and Lesbian Task Force
Open Society Foundations
Pew Charitable Trusts
Prisology
Reason Foundation
San Francisco Sentencing Commission
Southwest Key Programs (Austin, TX)
The Constitution Project
The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights
The Sentencing Project
United States Conference of Catholic Bishops
Working group of Molly Baldwin, Kendra Bradner, Douglas Burris, John Chisholm, Christine Cole, George Gascón, Michael Jacobson, Glenn E. Martin, Anne Milgram, Jim Pugel, Steve Raphael, Sandra Susan Smith, Wendy S. Still, Harold Dean Trulear, Vesla Weaver, Bruce Western, John Wetzel, and Ana Yáñez-Correa
Academics Erwin Chemerinsky, Royal Furgeson, Nancy Gertner, Mark W. Osler, Kate Stith, and Cheryl Wattley
Paul Henderson, Deputy Chief of Staff, Public Safety; Office of Mayor Edwin Lee, City and County of San Francisco
Sample of Citizen Letters

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