Press release from the United States Sentencing Commission announcing latest drug sentence reduction amendments to guidelines as retroactive.  46,290 inmates eligible to have cases reviewed by the courts.  Average sentence reduction potentially up to two years.  Criteria based on public safety factors and general appropriateness.  Courts begin hearing individual petitions in November 2014:

U.S.S.C. / Unanimously Votes Retroactive Reduction

Overwhelming support for the U.S.S.C. measure is noted in the substantial list of U.S. Senators, Representatives, Federal Judges, professional organizations and citizens approaching the U.S.S.C. to strongly encourage this development:

U.S.S.C. / Public Commentary and Support for Measure