Panel Considering Major Cuts To Drug SentencesA state commission has set in motion major reductions to prison sentences for many drug offenders. The Minnesota Sentencing Guidelines Commission voted Wednesday to reduce some drug sentences by nearly half.
Minn. Authorities Welcome Change On Drug Sentences Minnesota authorities and defense attorneys are welcoming the federal government's plans to ease up on mandatory drug sentences, pointing out that the state already has one of the country's lowest incarceration rates because it's been practicing what U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder has been proposing for some 30 years.
Minn. Authorities Welcome Change On Drug SentencesMinnesota authorities and defense attorneys are welcoming the federal government's plans to ease up on drug sentences. They're pointing out that Minnesota already has one of the country's lowest incarceration rates because it's been practicing what U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder has been proposing for some 30 years.

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