Tag: mandatory minimums

Kai Degner: How many Americans should remain cruelly and unusually punished?

Kai Degner is critiquing recent comments from Sixth District Republican Congressman Bob Goodlatte slamming President Obama for commutations of scores of people convicted for gun and drug crimes.

Hillary Clinton outlines reforms to mandatory minimums

Adding to her call this spring to “end the era of mass incarceration,” today Hillary Clinton outlined specific reforms to tackle mandatory minimum sentences, which disproportionately hurt African Americans and other minority communities.