Criminal Justice Reform

  • Mandatory Minimums: Unjust for Immigrants Too

    By Akiva on August 20, 2013
      The nation’s leading law enforcement agency has finally acknowledged that mandatory minimum sentences are not only unnecessary, but actually harm and undermine basic democratic principles of the American justice system. This signifies the beginning of a broad consensus that a “tough on crime” approach has failed. The proposed “Smart on Crime” reforms instead calls for modernizing the criminal justice […]