Story | Jun 12, 2013 | 6:17 PM
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Story | Aug 13, 2013 | 9:49 AMAttorney General Eric H. Holder's plan to reduce overcrowding in federal prisons by instructing federal prosecutors to stop invoking mandatory minimum sentences against low-level, nonviolent drug offenders was a welcome, if overdue, announcement. The policy's chief shortcoming is that Mr. Holder can't, by himself, correct this long-standing problem. That will require intervention by Congress — as well as by legislatures in states where similar problems exist.
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Story | Nov 14, 2013 | 10:46 PM
Five days before the 2000 election, disclosure of a 24-year-old ticket for driving under the influence threatened Gov. George W. Bush's front-running presidential campaign. Instead of Bush winning comfortably, the DUI news made the election so close it...
Story | Jul 29, 2013 | 3:18 PM