This judge and prosecutor warn of “great suffering” with Sessions’ return to mandatory minimum sentences

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May 16, 2017 - 7:20pm
Last week, Attorney General Jeff Sessions instructed the nation’s 2,300 federal prosecutors to pursue the most serious charges in all but exceptional cases. Rescinding a 2013 policy that sought to avoid mandatory minimums for low-level, nonviolent drug offenders, Sessions wrote it was the “moral and just” thing to do.


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