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Psychoanalysis August 2nd, 2015 5:09pm

Should there be mandatory minimum sentences for non-violent crimes, regardless of context in the situation itself?

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iPolitix Political Party Animal
08/02/15 10:28 am

Mandatory Minimums are the greatest miscarriage of justice of our times! Justice should be mediated for mitigating circumstances that no ignorant legislator 20 years & 3000 miles away could account for. Give sentencing back to the judges for justice

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TerryQuinn Stardust
08/03/15 7:37 pm

Agreed. Though I assume the problem is that some judges might be too lenient than the legislature intended. It seems that could be addressed in a way better than mandatory minimums.

cpaswr just say the letters
08/02/15 10:15 am

Sentence, no. Punishment, yes.

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iPolitix Political Party Animal
08/02/15 10:30 am

No, every circumstance & person is different & should be given grave & due consideration in a case by case basis. A blanket punishment is unfair & unjust -- a crime against the whole society.