announces program to Assist with Retroactive Application of Amendment 821

amendment 821 to assist with retroactive application of Amendment 821, offering analytics and tools for resentencing eligible federal inmates., the industry leader in federal sentencing data and analytics, finds itself at the epicenter of a pivotal development in criminal justice reform.  On August 24, 2023, the U.S. Sentencing Commission voted to make two new, important amendments to the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines retroactive. Known as Amendment 821, defendants can begin filing motions for resentencing immediately (although any reduction will not take effect until February 1, 2024). This opens the door for sentence reductions for approximately 20,000 federal inmates. There is now a major need for expert analysis to identify eligible cases and provide empirical data to support re-sentencings under the new amendments.

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