Federalist Society Teleforum Conference Call
On August 12, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announced that the Justice Department will no longer pursue mandatory minimum sentences for what he described as certain low-level, nonviolent drug offenders. Our experts will discuss Holder’s announcement and approach. In addition, they will address a variety of other issues related to mandatory minimum sentencing, including the question whether or not mandatory minimums are conceptually sound.
- Prof. William G. Otis, Adjunct Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center
- Prof. Douglas A. Berman, Robert J. Watkins/Procter & Gamble Professor of Law, Moritz College of Law, The Ohio State University
Call begins at 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time.
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