The Justice Roundtable honored Pat Nolan for his work on the Second Chance Act and the Fair Sentencing Act at their 10-year anniversary awards banquet on October 4. Legislative staff joined advocates from a myriad of organizations that support criminal justice efforts around the country gathered to applaud the eight Justice Roundtable Advocacy and Legislative Champions.
Gene Guerrero, a senior policy analyst for criminal justice and civil liberties at the Open Society Foundations, presented Nolan’s award.
“I first met Pat in a meeting of advocates on behalf of the Prison Rape Elimination Act. He quickly became one of my very favorite people and has been a key player in criminal justice reform efforts during the past decade. It is difficult to overstate how important Pat’s work and the leadership of Justice Fellowship have been in focusing attention on the need for reform and in enactment of reform measures such as the Second Chance Act,” Guerrero said.
Justice Fellowship continues to advocate for fair sentencing standards and a smart-on-crime approach to criminal justice. Read more here.