The First Step Act
The First Step Act was signed into law by President Trump in 2018 with strong bipartisan support. Explore the sentencing and prison reform provisions of the Act – both aimed at making the federal justice system more fair and focused on rehabilitation and public safety. Study detailed examples of excessive and unfair federal prison sentences that let to the enactment of the Act. Finally, Discuss why sentencing and prison reform and are necessary to enhance public safety.