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Douglas Berman


Berman writes for Minneapolis Star Tribune

July 28, 2015 | Faculty

Doug Berman, the Robert J. Watkins/Procter & Gamble Professor of Law, one of the country’s foremost experts on criminal law and sentencing, co-authored an op-ed for the Minneapolis Star Tribune on the precedent for President Obama’s categorical reduction of sentences.

“Obama’s use of clemency to address excessive sentences from the war on drugs isn’t contrary to principle and history — it carries a rich heritage forward,” Berman and co-author Mark Osler write.

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