Crime Library: Criminal Minds and Methods

Is This the Beginning of the End for Mandatory Minimums?

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder reduced sentencing guidelines for drug offenses Monday, marking a new direction away from mandatory minimum sentencing. The shift means federal prosecutors may avoid charging low-level and non-violent drug offenders with charges that carry mandatory minimums.

Woman Charged With Producing Child Pornography

A 25-year-old Florida woman has been arrested on federal charges of producing child pornography. Earlier this week, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations officials released photographs of a “Jane Doe” wanted in connection with child pornography, asking the public for help in identifying her.

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