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pro/con - snitches & mandatory minimum sentences

Defenders of the Current System

REPRESENTATIVE BILL MCCOLLUM

Republican Congressman from Florida's Fifth District. He is Chairman of the House Crime Subcommittee.


SENATOR JEFF SESSIONS

U.S. Senator (R-Ala), and member of the Senate Judiciary Committee. He is a former U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Alabama.

Critics of the Current System

ERIC STERLING

Eric Sterling was counsel to the U.S. House Committee on the Judiciary, 1979-1989 and participated in the passage of the mandatory minimum sentencing laws.


Judge Sweet

United States District Judge, Southern District of New York. In a 1988 case Judge Sweet declared the sentencing guidelines unconstitutional. This ruling was later rejected by the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals.


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