Mandatory Minimum Drug Sentences

The Rand Corporation’s Drug Policy Research Center released a report titled, “Mandatory Minimum Drug Sentences: Throwing Away… read more

The Rand Corporation’s Drug Policy Research Center released a report titled, “Mandatory Minimum Drug Sentences: Throwing Away the Key or the Taxpayers' Money?” Mr. Caulkins said the report concludes that mandatory minimum sentences are less effective than previously thought at reducing drug use and drug-related crime. He recommended shorter sentences and more drug treatment. After his prepared remarks, he took questions from the press. close

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Mandatory Minimum Drug Sentences

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Program ID:
81116-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 12, 1997
Last Aired:
May 17, 1997

Airing Details

  • May 12, 1997 | 2:26pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 13, 1997 | 8:55am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 17, 1997 | 3:40pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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