Florida must become a full partner in the national movement away from getting tough on crime to getting smart on crime.
On Monday, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said he would instruct the 94 regional U.S. attorneys not to invoke minimum-mandatory sentences for minor drug offenses. Prosecutors would focus on those tied to gangs or cartels. His comments mark the most significant attempt by the Department of Justice to change three decades of self-destructive policies.
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