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Weldon Angelos Released, Mandatory Minimums Continue to Put Nonviolent Criminals Away

Weldon Angelos’s story has become known around the country as a horrifying example of how harsh mandatory minimums can ruin the lives of non-violent criminals and their families. Angelos was sentenced in 2004 to 55 years for drug-related crimes. Judge Paul G. Cassell, who handed down the sentence, was vocal about his frustration with a system that would have Angelos spend the rest of his life incarcerated while child rapists and airplane hijackers received significantly shorter sentences.

06/16/2016
Media Roundup: May 10th – May 23rd, 2013
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Media Roundup: May 10th – May 23rd, 2013

  Student Loans Are the New Housing Bubble    While America continues to grapple with the consequences of the 2007 Mortgage Crisis, young Americans are about to step on the rake again with the

05/31/2013