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High Court: Sentencing System Deprives Defendants

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High Court: Sentencing System Deprives Defendants

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High Court: Sentencing System Deprives Defendants

High Court: Sentencing System Deprives Defendants

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The Supreme Court has thrown out the federal sentencing guidelines that Congress imposed, returning more power to judges to decide how severely to punish crime. Hear NPR's Nina Totenberg.