TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Stacey Shrader Joslin on Jun 26, 2020

The U.S. House of Representatives yesterday passed criminal justice reforms aimed at curbing the use of excessive force by law enforcement following the death of George Floyd. The package was crafted exclusively by House Democrats and only three Republicans supported it. On the Senate side, an attempt to consider a Republican-drafted bill was blocked earlier this week by Democrat members. The Hill looks at the similarities and differences between the two bills.