Category: First Step Act

In North Carolina, the First Step Act has the potential to make a positive impact on the lives of many North Carolinians with criminal felony offenses and those currently serving sentences in prison. This bill was recently signed into law and brings with it many changes people should be aware of.

Here’s what you need to know about the First Step Act and what it means for drug crime sentencing in North Carolina.

The Federal First Step Act

Before discussing the North Carolina First Step Act, it’s important to discuss the Federal First [...]