Heritage Foundation: Get Rid of Mandatory Minimum Sentences for Non-Violent Crimes

Back when I wrote about prosecutors threatening torture to get a confession, I thought I was a bit “out there” in Conservative circles. My mistake. Yesterday the Heritage Foundation posted on “Time To Reconsider Mandatory Minimum Sentences.” It seems this is both a conservative position and one that appeals to Democrats as well. At a time when people are claiming that Congress can’t get anything done due to partisanship it seems that there is a move afoot to deal with this sentencing Read more […]