mandatory minimum sentences

DeLeo: Criminal Reform Bill Still A Work In Progress
BOSTON (AP) _ Massachusetts lawmakers are trying to hash out details of legislation intended to make major changes to the state's criminal justice system.
Democratic leaders in the Senate have already floated a wide-ranging bill.
Besides eliminating mandatory minimum sentences for some drug offenses w…
Support Shown For Ending Mandatory Minimum Sentences In Mass.
Proposals for ending mandatory minimum sentences for non-violent drug offenders is sparking much debate in Massachusetts.
Supreme Judicial Court Chief Justice Ralph Gants was among those on Beacon Hill Tuesday calling for the elimination of what he called a ``one-size-fits-all'' approach to…