The bill already passed the House in May with bipartisan support and has now moved onto the Senate, with some major changes.
Nearly 50 percent of federal inmates are serving time for drug offenses that carry mandatory minimums. Minor changes to sentencing and admissions could reduce the population by 35 percent, new analysis shows.
Guy Miles is still in prison for robbing a bank, even though two men have since confessed to the crime and say he wasn't involved. How does this happen?