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INTER-AMERICAN COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS
Hearing—124th Period of Sessions
DISCRIMINATORY IMPACT OF MANDATORY MINIMUM SENTENCING IN THE FEDERAL CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Written testimony submitted by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), Criminal Justice Policy Foundation, Citizens United for Rehabilitation of Errants (CURE), Justice Policy Institute, Leadership Conference on Civil Rights, NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund, National Black Police Association, Open Society Policy Center, Penal Reform International, Sentencing Project, and non-governmental participating organizations of the Justice Roundtable, a broad network of advocacy groups seeking reform of the U.S. justice system.
This testimony is being delivered before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights on behalf of the Justice Roundtable by Charles J. Ogletree, the Jesse Climenko Professor of Law and founder and Executive Director of The Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race and Justice.