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Overview of the US Sentencing Commission's 2011 Report on Mandatory Minimums (The Sentencing Project)

  • Organization: The Sentencing Project
  • Document Type: Report
  • Date Created: Friday, May 18, 2012
  • Submitted: Tuesday, May 29, 2012
  • Attachment(s): LINK

This publication highlights important findings in the U.S. Sentencing Commission's second report in 20 years assessing the impact of federal mandatory minimum sentencing laws. The establishment of mandatory minimum laws corresponds with the nearly 800% increase in federal incarceration since 1980.


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