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Committee on the JudiciaryCrime, Terrorism and Homeland SecurityIntroducedJuly 24th, 2009
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Ramos-Compean Justice Act of 2009
To amend title 18, United States Code, to prevent unjust and irrational criminal punishments.
Ramos-Compean Justice Act of 2009 - Amends the federal criminal code to authorize a federal court to impose a sentence below a statutory minimum if necessary to avoid violating federal provisions prescribing factors courts must consider in imposing a sentence. Requires the court to give the parties notice of its intent to impose a lower sentence and to state in writing the factors requiring such a sentence.