NBC Evening News for Wednesday, May 12, 1993
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Justice Department: Pete Williams) The overcrowding of prisons due to mandatory sentencing in drug cases examined; opposition of judges Jack Weinstein, Mark Knapp and Harold Greene to mandatory sentencing laws outlined. [US circuit court Judge William WILKINS - comments.] [April 22, Attorney General Janet RENO - differentiates between cases.] [Former Justice Department official Paul McNULTY - defends minimum sentences.]
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