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Holder Supports Plan to Reduce Drug Sentences

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is endorsing a proposal that would reduce prison sentences for certain drug offenses.Holder will appear before the U.S. Sentencing Commission Thursday to testify in support of its proposal to reduce sentences of drug traffickers convicted in federal court. The commission's proposal would reduce the federal prison population by about 6,550 inmates over the next five years. The United States has the world's largest prison population with over 215,000...

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