States Reconsider Mandatory Sentencing Rules Some states are revisiting laws requiring drug offenders to serve long prison terms. Some legislators say the laws put too many nonviolent criminals behind bars and strain the penal system. NPR's Adam Hochberg reports.

States Reconsider Mandatory Sentencing Rules

States Reconsider Mandatory Sentencing Rules

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Some states are revisiting laws requiring drug offenders to serve long prison terms. Some legislators say the laws put too many nonviolent criminals behind bars and strain the penal system. NPR's Adam Hochberg reports.