First Step Act Resource Center

The First Step Act (P.L. 115-391 756) was signed into law on December 21, 2018. The Act is a federal criminal justice reform bill that changes many harsh federal sentencing laws. The Act also expands compassionate release for qualifying federal inmates and offers current federal inmates rehabilitative programming and the possibility for early release from prison. Here you can find trainings, articles, and practice resources to help you better understand these changes and how to use them to help your clients.

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