- Comments to BOP on Applying First Step Act Good Time Credit to D.C. Code Offenders (November 2021)
Coalition Letter to DOJ on OLC Memo Re. Home Confinement During COVID-19 Pandemic (August 2021)
Coalition letter to Department of Justice leadership regarding the need to reevaluate a January 2021 memo from the Office of Legal Counsel that outlined a plan to return to federal prison people who had been released to home confinement under CARES Act (H.R. 748, 2020) provisions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and proposing solutions to assured logistical issues and unfairness should the memo be heeded as written and currently interpreted.
Statement to DOJ on First Step Act Implementation for Stakeholder Listening Session (July 2021)
NACDL Counsel and Director of First Step Act Resource Center Elizabeth A. Blackwood’s written statement to the Department of Justice upon NACDL’s participation in a stakeholder listening session regarding realization of reforms outlined in the FIRST STEP Act (S. 756), signed into law in December 2018 and still in the process of being implemented.
- Comments to AG Garland on the Right to Counsel in Criminal Cases in Tribal Courts (June 2021)
Coalition Letter to AG Garland on Release Options During BOP’s COVID-19 Crisis (March 2021)
Coalition letter to Attorney General Merrick Garland regarding the risks of contracting COVID-19 for those living and working in carceral facilities, and the release options available to reduce that risk through compassionate release, home confinement, and other CARES Act-authorized release programs (H.R.748, 2020).
- Comments with FAMM and JAN to BOP on Proposed First Step Act Earned Time Credits Rule (January 2021)
- Statement to Presidential Commission on Law Enforcement on Accountability and Reform (June 2020)
- Comments on DOJ First Step Act Implementation Tools (September 2019)
- Letter to Attorney General Barr on FIRST Step Act Implementation (March 2019)
- Comments to DOJ on Federal Review of State Capital Post-Conviction Cases (March 2012)
- Comments to DOJ on Federal Review of State Capital Post-Conviction Cases (June 2011)
- Letter to the Department of Justice on Preventing and Responding to Prison Rape (April 2011)
- Letter to the Department of Justice on Preventing and Responding to Prison Rape (May 2010)
- Letter with FAMM to BOP on Rule Changes to Reentry (December 2008)
- Comments to DOJ on Proposed Regulations in Capital Cases (September 2007)
- Comments to DOJ on the Guidelines for Sex Offender Registration and Notification (July 2007)
- Comments to DOJ on Rules to Retroactively Apply the Adam Walsh Act (April 2007)
- Letter on BOP Proposed Reduction in Sentence For Medical Reasons (February 2007)
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