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Thursday, October 25, 2012

The Nation: Judge Mark W. Bennet: How Mandatory Minimums Forced Me to Send More Than 1,000 Nonviolent Drug Offenders to Federal Prison

How Mandatory Minimums Forced Me to Send More Than 1,000 Nonviolent Drug Offenders to Federal Prison | The Nation

Here's just one example of the problem with the War on Drugs in America, where we lock people up for long. Sentences for minor offenses, like being caught being high or in possession of illegal narcotics.