The greatest challenge facing America is crime.” Ending Federal Marijuana Prohibition Act of 2013 introduced, calling for marijuana to be regulated in the same way that the US government treats alcohol. Special assistance provided by the Adirondack Community Trust.
Mandatory minimum sentences are the product of good intentions, but good intentions do not always make good policy; good results are also necessary.
One of his fellow advocates showed legislators a photo of a woman who had lost her baby while she was being transferred during active labor. I broke some china back then, but I had to," says Anderson.
Recognizing this fact, there are public officials on both sides of the aisle who support amending some components of federal mandatory minimum sentencing laws.
But before such reform can proceed, Congress must ask itself: With respect to each crime, is justice best served by having legislatures assign fixed penalties to that crime?
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