The New York Times is running an article about U.S. District Judge Jack B. Weinstein and his plan to inform juries about certain statutory mandatory minimum sentencing requirements imposed by Congress. Weinstein believes that long sentences for simply possessing child porn are improper. He is right that individuals possessing child porn face serious time….
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