Reforming the U.S. criminal justice system

Agnes Chen writes about U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder’s announcements to reduce the use of mandatory minimum sentences in the latest Peace Signs.

As followers of Christ, these policy changes bear great significance. There has been much to lament – for the 100,026 individuals currently held behind U.S. federal bars for drug offense charges, over half of whom are subject to a mandatory minimum sentence, including those with little or no criminal record.

Read the article here.

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