The Supreme Court of the United States is hearing cases with big implications for drug crime sentencing guidelines. Basically, they will decide whether sentencing guidelines are advisory or binding. Join Together suggests that these rulings will affect mandatory minimum sentencing laws, this article says the opposite. More here.
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I have been an addiction professional and social worker since 1994. I started blogging in 2005 as the Clinical Director at Dawn Farm. I no longer work at Dawn Farm and am now the Director of Behavioral Medicine at a community hospital, and a lecturer at Eastern Michigan University’s School of Social Work. Views expressed here are my own. Keep in mind that the field, the contexts in which the field operates, and my views have changed over time. View all posts by Jason Schwartz