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Response to OliverQ (Reply #18)

Fri Mar 8, 2019, 01:13 PM

29. It was a *mandatory* minimum sentence.

He had no choice. He doesn't like mandatory minimum sentences because they take away a court's discretion in sentencing. The remedy is statutory - to eliminate mandatory minimum sentencing, since many of those sentences are applied to non-white-collar crimes. But as long as they're on the books judges have no choice but to impose them.

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