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What's Wrong With Mandatory Sentencing?

Aug 17, 2013 (Weekend Edition Saturday) — Mandatory sentences for nonviolent crimes have had a devastating impact on communities. Weekend Edition Saturday host Scott Simon talks with Marc Levin, director of the conservative Center for Effective Justice at the Texas Public Policy Foundation, about the Justice Department's push toward reforming sentencing standards.

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