USAG Holder: Disproportionate Sentences are Civil Rights Issue

holder116In this video interview from Yahoo! News, United States Attorney General Eric Holder speaks with Katie Couric talks about the trend of disproportionately longer sentences for African-American and Hispanic inmates and how he feels it is a civil rights issue.

The video also discusses Holder’s ideasĀ about sentencing reform and his mission to reduce the sentences of nonviolent drug offenders.

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