Show: Scholars Mate

Episode: Mandatory Minimums and Public Safety


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Episode Description:

Are mandatory minimum sentences necessary to protect public safety? Two experts debate the issue.

Arguing for mandatory minimums is Lawrence J. Leiser, founder and current president of the National Association of Assistant United States Attorneys. He served as an Assistant United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia, Assistant County Prosecutor in New Jersey and as a Trial Attorney for the Narcotic and Dangerous Drug Section at the U.S. Department of Justice.

Arguing against mandatory minimums is Kevin Ring, president of Families Against Mandatory Minimums. He served as counsel to the Senate Judiciary’s Constitution, Federalism, and Property Rights Subcommittee under the leadership of future U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft. He also served as executive director for the Republican Study Committee. He is the author of Scalia’s Court: A Legacy of Landmark Opinions and Dissents.

Episode Short Description: Are mandatory minimum sentences necessary to protect public safety? Two experts debate the issue.

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Date SD Episode Video Uploaded: Tuesday, September 5, 2017 - 11:11


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