News Alert: Sessions reviewing Obama-era charging guidelines telling prosecutors not to seek mandatory minimums for low-level drug crimes

If new charging instructions are implemented it would mark the first significant move by the Trump administration to bring back the drug war’s toughest practices — methods that had fallen out of favor in recent years as critics pointed to the damaging effects of mass incarceration.

 
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News Alert Tue., May. 09, 2017 2:19 p.m.
 
 
Sessions reviewing Obama-era charging guidelines telling prosecutors not to seek mandatory minimums for low-level drug crimes
If new charging instructions are implemented it would mark the first significant move by the Trump administration to bring back the drug war’s toughest practices — methods that had fallen out of favor in recent years as critics pointed to the damaging effects of mass incarceration.
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