No Excuse For Congress Not to Pass Criminal Code Reforms So Innocent Americans Don’t Get Punished

Contrary to recent calumnies that “ Criminal justice reform is dead,” the 115th Congress has the means, backed up by bipartisan and public support, to continue its work to address problems in the federal criminal code. Only Congress can enact much-needed mens rea (Latin for “guilty mind”) reform and address overcriminalization, the overuse of criminal laws…