Seeking justice and mercy in sentencing reform

Agnes Chen writes about the recent passing of the Smarter Sentencing Act (S. 1410) through the Senate Judiciary Committee.

From drug possession to sexual assault, the ‘one-size-fits-all’ approach of mandatory minimum sentences does not serve justice to all the complexities involved in a harm or crime. It is time to call on Congress to remove all mandatory minimum sentences, to render justice where it is due but also compassion where it is needed.

Read the latest Third Way Cafe article here.

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