Thoughts and News on Criminal Justice and Correctional Policy in California
Friday, December 24, 2010
A Surprising Voice Against Mandatory Minimums and Criminalization
"Tough on crime, tough on crime, lock 'em up! This is how these guys ran, but it isn't working! . . . We're locking up people who take a couple puffs of marijuana and next thing you know we lock them up for ten years. . . Judges say there's nothing we can do, we got these mandatory sentences. . . They go in as youths, they come out as hardened criminals..."
Bipartisanism reaches new surprising heights with this surprising little Pat Robertson video clip. Happy Holidays!
------------------ Many thanks to Billy Minshall for this bit of holiday news.