From News Max Monday, 12 Aug 2013 09:46 AM By Melanie Batley and Newsmax Wires
Attorney General Eric Holder announced a major shift in federal criminal policy on Monday, overturning the decades-old “mandatory minimum prison sentences” for low-level, nonviolent drug offenders, a hallmark of President Ronald Reagan’s War on Drugs.
Under the new policy, prosecutors will send fewer drug offenders to federal prison for long sentences, while judges will have more discretion in sentencing.
“Too many Americans go to too many prisons for far too long, and for no good law enforcement reason,” Holder said in a speech to the American Bar Association in San Francisco. . . . Read Complete Report
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Published on Aug 12, 2013
August 12, 2013 C-SPAN