• Attorney General Eric Holder speaks during a farewell ceremony in honor of outgoing Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Director Robert Mueller at the Department of Justice on August 1, 2013.

    With the U.S. facing overcrowding in its prisons, Holder is proposing changes that would scale back the use of harsh sentences for certain drug-related crimes.

    LAST UPDATE : Aug 13, 2013, 10:58 AM EDT