The House and Senate return to session on September 15.
September 3 — Commission on Sentencing strategic planning session- 3 p.m., dinner meeting- 6 p.m. Nittany Lion Inn, 200 West Park Ave., State College. (formal notice)
September 4 — Commission on Sentencing policy committee meeting- 9 a.m., commission meeting- 9 a.m.. Nittany Lion Inn, 200 West Park Ave., State College. (formal notice)
September 8– Senate Transportation and Judiciary Committees hold a joint hearing on the inadequacy of existing DUI laws. Millersville University’s Ware Center, Lancaster. 10:30 a.m.
Court: Mandatory Minimum Sentences Unconstitutional
Superior Court Frowns On Mandatory Sentencing Law
(Source: Crisci Associates’ PA Capitol Digest)
Conservative columnist George Will writes about the 50th anniversary of the Criminal Justice Act
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