The Dangerous Myths of Drug Sentencing Reform

NAAUSA has prepared this white paper to inform the public discourse about our current federal drug sentencing system and the most dangerous myths of drug sentencing “reform.” We do not seek to criticize the goals or the intentions of anyone who seeks to improve our nation’s criminal justice system. Nonetheless, we believe that the current federal sentencing system and its penalties for drug trafficking represent a far better approach toward equal justice under the law than the alternatives currently under consideration by the Congress.

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