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Journal: Federal Sentencing Reporter
Federal Sentencing Reporter (2014) 26 (5): 302–306.
Published: 01 June 2014
...William G. Otis Our present system of mandatory minimum sentences has contributed significantly to the large reduction in crime — fifty percent — that we have seen in the last generation. It is justified, not simply by the enormous benefits it has helped bring about, but by the fact that it honors...