August 12, 2013

U.S. moves to curb long, mandatory drug sentences

Filed under: World News — Africa Business @ 5:30 pm

SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Obama administration unveiled steps on Monday to fix what it considers the longstanding unjust treatment of many nonviolent drug offenders, aiming to bypass tough mandatory prison terms while reducing America’s huge prison population and saving billions of dollars.

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