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Testimony to the U.S. Sentencing Commission on Mandatory Minimums

May 26, 2010
Testimony to the United States Sentencing Commission on the impact of mandatory minimum penalties in federal sentencing.

The Sentencing Project’s Executive Director Marc Mauer delivered testimony to the United States Sentencing Commission examining the impact of federal mandatory minimum penalties on public safety and the extent to which these penalties have exacerbated existing racial disparities within the criminal justice system.

To read the testimony, download the PDF below.

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