Biden's sentencing panel noms vow to implement criminal justice reform law
Seven nominees to the U.S. Sentencing Commission promised on Wednesday to prioritize implementing a major 2018 criminal justice reform law, a task the hobbled panel had been unable to accomplish since losing its quorum shortly after its enactment.
U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves told the Senate Judiciary Committee that if confirmed as the panel's chair, the commission would also address "troubling" divisions that emerged among courts on sentencing issues during the years it lacked a quorum.
The Mississippi judge is one of four Democratic nominees and three Republican picks that...