Sentencing Practice Talk - Episode 24

Episode 24: First Step Act - Case Law Update

The First Step Act was signed into law by the President on December 21, 2018. This episode focuses on recent case law related to Section 404 of the First Step Act, the part of the law that enables some of those serving sentences for crack cocaine offenses to return to court for a reduced sentence in accordance with the Fair Sentencing Act of 2010. Courts of Appeals have ruled on who is eligible and the procedures courts should use when considering these motions. Tune in to learn more! (Published March 2020)