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Former GOP Rep: 'We May Have Overreacted' With Anti-Drug Law

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 08.14.2013 | Politics

Former Rep. E. Clay Shaw, Jr. (R-Fla.), an author of the Anti-Drug Abuse Act of 1986 that imposed mandatory minimum penalties for drug crimes, said du...

Playing Tough While Communities Suffer

Rep. Charles Rangel | Posted 05.03.2012 | Crime
Rep. Charles Rangel

Too many aspects of the current justice system permanently marginalize and disenfranchise ex-offenders. That is what makes too many of our communities dangerous.

Obama Administration Calls for End to Crack-Powder Sentencing Disparity

Jasmine Tyler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jasmine Tyler

Congress and the administration have an obligation to show the country that our criminal justice practices will be fair and sentences proportional to the offense.