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What are Mandatory Minimums and how are They Changing?

Mandatory minimum sentencing laws call for harsh prison terms of a particular length, for people convicted of certain state and federal crimes. Mandatory minimum sentencing may seem like the ideal solution for...

Motherless Days: Nora Raleigh Baskin on Children and Mothers Separated by Prison Bars

  We all love Orange is the New Black: It’s fierce, feminist, and fearless in its portrayals of complicated and real women. Gender and sexuality have been frequent show topics in the past, though...

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