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Resurrect Parole For Federal Prisoners

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Nearly 30 years ago, The Sentencing Reform Act of 1984 (The Act) gave birth to the United States Sentencing Commission (USSC) as an independent agency of the Judicial branch. (Section 994(a) of title 28) The Act also abolished discretionary federal parole, consequently, greatly increasing the expected time a federal prisoner must serve in prison, which is, by far, the most dominating factor contributing to the federal prison population explosion, from 1987-2013. It's been a mass stockpiling of human beings that is soon to reach a quarter-million federal prisoners.
The rapid population growth of federal prisoners, as explained above, is quickly and positively undermining public confidence in the criminal justice system as a whole, if not promoting disrespect for it, particularly since the Sentencing Commission has from the start ignored the will of Congress concerning prison overcrowding as expressed in Section 994(g) of title 28.
From it's inception, The Act has spawned the construction of dozens of federal prisons spanning from one end of the country to the other, at an average cost of 50-million dollars a piece to build.
Slightly modifying The Sentencing Reform Act of 1984 by restoring federal parole would easily save American taxpayers, and the government billions of dollars, reduce prison violence by offering prisoners the incentive of applying for parole with satisfactory conduct while incarcerated, and as U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder Jr. seeks...to reduce the monstrous prison overcrowding calamity that The Act brought into existence as a result of mid-'80's policy decisions. Policies that have never evolved with the passage of time.
Seeing that the U.S. Sentencing Commission is the direct offspring of The Sentencing Reform Act of 1984, which is the out-of-control defiant child of Congress, it is only Congress that can control it and rectify the glaring error of its ways.
There is no better time than the present time to resurrect parole for the 219, 200 and growing number of federal prisoners.
Public Comments
Nov 5th, 2016
Randy W. from Marysville, WA writes:
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Please bring back parole for federal prisoners
Nov 5th, 2016
Randy W. from everett, WA writes:
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Please help federal prisoners and bring back parole
Oct 31st, 2016
Randy W. from Marysville, WA writes:
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Please help federal prisoners and bring back parole
Oct 31st, 2016
Someone from Mckinney, TX writes:
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Thet are treated unfairly. Yet child molesters and rapists walk away. Federal judges and courts are all corrupt!!
Oct 29th, 2016
Randy W. from everett, WA writes:
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Allowing for parole for federal prisoners allows the system to make adjustments for over zeoulous prosecuting attorneys and judges who make sentencing decisions based on political pressure rather than on the merits of the individual and the situation.
Oct 29th, 2016
Randy W. from Marysville, WA writes:
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Please do the right thing and bring back parole
Oct 27th, 2016
Someone from Ballwin, MO writes:
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Allowing for parole for federal prisoners allows the system to make adjustments for overzeoulous prosecuting attorneys and judges who make sentencing decisions based on political pressure rather than on the merits of the individual and the situation.
Oct 27th, 2016
Rhonda D. from Oneonta, AL writes:
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Please bring back parole for federal inmates!
Oct 27th, 2016
Rhonda D. from Oneonta, AL signed.
Oct 23rd, 2016
Randy W. from everett, WA writes:
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Please bring back parole for federal prisoners
Oct 23rd, 2016
Randy W. from Marysville, WA writes:
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Please bring back parole for federal prisoners
Oct 22nd, 2016
Kira W. from house springs, MO signed.
Oct 22nd, 2016
Randy W. from everett, WA writes:
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Please bring back parole for federal prisoners
Oct 18th, 2016
Randy W. from everett, WA writes:
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Please bring back parole for federal prisoners
Oct 15th, 2016
Diana I. from Miami, FL signed.
Oct 14th, 2016
Randy W. from Marysville, WA writes:
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Please bring back parole for federal prisoners
Oct 14th, 2016
Randy W. from Marysville, WA writes:
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Please bring back parole
Oct 8th, 2016
Randy W. from Marysville, WA writes:
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Please bring back parole for federal prisoners
Oct 8th, 2016
Randy W. from everett, WA writes:
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Please bring back parole for federal prisoners
Oct 8th, 2016
Randy W. from Marysville, WA writes:
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Please bring back parole for federal prisoners
Oct 6th, 2016
Josie B. from Cincinnati, OH writes:
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Please bring back parole for federal prisoners
Oct 2nd, 2016
Randy W. from everett, WA writes:
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Please bring back parole for federal prisoners
Oct 1st, 2016
Randy W. from Everett, WA writes:
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Please bring back parole for federal prisoners
Oct 1st, 2016
Randy W. from Marysville, WA signed.
Sep 24th, 2016
Someone from Marysville, WA writes:
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Please bring back parole for federal prisoners
Sep 24th, 2016
Someone from Everett, WA signed.
Sep 19th, 2016
Someone from Everett, WA writes:
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these archaic laws should be changed its not helping anybody
Sep 17th, 2016
Someone from Marysville, WA writes:
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You can commit murder and spend less time in prison than a low level drug dealer these laws need to be fixed
Sep 17th, 2016
Someone from Marysville, WA writes:
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Please bring back parole
Sep 15th, 2016
Someone from Gainesville, FL writes:
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Please correct this. signed, The People of America
Sep 11th, 2016
Someone from Everett, WA signed.
Sep 10th, 2016
Someone from Elizabeth City, NC signed.
Sep 10th, 2016
Someone from Marysville, WA writes:
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Please bring back parole
Sep 10th, 2016
Someone from Marysville, WA signed.
Sep 10th, 2016
Someone from Everett, WA signed.
Sep 4th, 2016
Someone from Marysville, WA writes:
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Please bring back parole
Sep 3rd, 2016
Someone from Marysville, WA writes:
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Please bring back parole
Aug 31st, 2016
Someone from Glendale, AZ writes:
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STOP the "ENTRAMPMENT" the corrupted FEDERAL SYSTEM does by locking up INNOCENT people. Oh ya, IT'S ALL ABOUT THE MONEY. The satellite camp's are a joke to waisting tax payers money!
Aug 31st, 2016
Someone from Glendale, AZ signed.
Aug 29th, 2016
Someone from Everett, WA signed.

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