Delaware Lowers Some Minimum Mandatory Drug Terms

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http://www.delawareonline.com/newsjournal/local/2003/06/27assemblyapprove.html Delaware will lower minimum mandatory jail terms for some drug crimes with the aim of creating more prison space for violent offenders, the Wilmington News Journal reports. The measure passed the General Assembly yesterday and will be signed by Gov. Ruth Ann Minner. The bill is a compromise among the Attorney General's Office, the state's Sentencing Accountability Commission and Stand Up for What's Right and Just, a citizens group dedicated to criminal justice . . .

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