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Supreme Court criticizes mandatory minimums

Posted by Phoenix Harris | Mar 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Two Supreme Court justices are speaking out against mandatory minimums and saying the correctional system is broken.  Of note is that one of them, Justice Kennedy, normally sides with law enforcement on questions of criminal procedure.

This type of top-down re-evaluation of our justice system is exactly what it takes to reform our country and become more productive and stronger.

Read the full story here:

http://www.wsj.com/articles/two-supreme-court-justices-say-criminal-justice-system-isnt-working-1427197613

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Phoenix Harris

Ms. Harris was named one of the "Top 100 Trial Lawyers" by the National Trial Lawyers Association in 2014, "Top 40 Under 40" in 2015, "Top Lawyer" by Who's Who Global Directory, and a "Rising Star" by Super Lawyers in 2016. In the past year alone, Ms. Harris has been responsible for dismissals, acquittals, or reduced charges in many serious cases where her clients were unjustly charged, such as: accessory to homicide, felonious mob assault, attempted malicious wounding, robbery, abduction, arson, possession with intent to distribute, burglary, counterfeiting, sodomy with a minor, child abuse, domestic assault, and more

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