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January 21, 2019

Challenges facing federal prisons and prisoners ... from FIRST STEP Act implementation to shutdown dynamics

It is pure coincidence that the day Prez Trump signed the FIRST STEP Act into law was also the last day the federal government was fully funded before the current government shutdown. That day was December 21, 2018, which means today marks officially one month into both the shutdown and the implementation of the FIRST STEP Act.  Though I have done a few prior FIRST STEP Act implementation posts here and here and here and here, I figured it would be timely to do this round-up of some recent articles and commentary about both FIRST STEP implementation and shutdown echoes:

January 21, 2019 at 03:13 PM | Permalink

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