Criminal Code Changes

Representatives from the Department of Justice, the Judicial Conference, the U.S. Sentencing Commission, and the Federal Public Defender… read more

Representatives from the Department of Justice, the Judicial Conference, the U.S. Sentencing Commission, and the Federal Public Defender testified on criminal code reform, over-federalization of criminal law, penalties, collateral consequences, and other issues considered by the House Judiciary Committee’s Over-Criminalization Task Force. U.S. Attorney Timothy Heaphy told task force members that the federalization of crime normally prosecuted at the state level and mandatory minimum sentences for drug related crime was eating away at the Justice Department’s budget and was no longer sustainable. close

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Criminal Code Changes

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Program ID:
320396-1
Category:
House Committee
Format:
House Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 11, 2014
Last Aired:
Jul 14, 2014

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  • Jul 11, 2014 | 8:59am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 11, 2014 | 9:06am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 11, 2014 | 5:23pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 11, 2014 | 8:55pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 12, 2014 | 1:45am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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  • Jul 13, 2014 | 4:03am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 14, 2014 | 12:07pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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