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Deviations below minimum sentences get OK by N.C. lawmakers (access required)

RALEIGH (AP) — Legislation allowing North Carolina judges to sentence non-violent drug traffickers below mandatory minimum sentence lengths and fines in some situations received final General Assembly approval on June 17. The House voted unanimously for the First Step Act, one of two criminal justice reform measures that went to Gov. Roy Cooper’s desk. The measures ...

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