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Testimony to the House Judiciary Committee on Mandatory Minimum Laws

June 26, 2007
This testimony examines the impact of the current generation of mandatory sentencing policies in the federal system, the vast majority of which have been applied to drug offenses, and the lessons that can be taken in order to develop more effective public policy.

In his testimony before the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security, The Sentencing Project’s Executive Director Marc Mauer examines the impact of the current generation of mandatory sentencing policies in the federal system, the vast majority of which have been applied to drug offenses, and the lessons that can be taken in order to develop more effective public policy.

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