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Is Eric Holder Right About Mandatory Minimums?

Criminal Law & Procedure Practice Group


Douglas Berman, William G. Otis

Start : Tuesday, September 3, 2013 2:00 PM

End   : Tuesday, September 3, 2013 3:00 PM


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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.

Featuring:

  • 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


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Call begins at 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time.

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