We Are Our Brothers’ and Sisters’ Keeper: Executive Clemency And Sentence Commutation Is Simple Justice Long Overdue

By Honorable Sheila Jackson Lee TX 18th Dist. Last August, at the direction of U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, the Justice Department launched the “Smart on Crime” initiative, a set of internal policies and reforms to ensure federal laws are enforced more fairly and efficiently. These reforms are consistent with the President’s constitutional obligation to take…