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SALT LAKE CITY — A sweeping series of criminal justice reforms have been signed into law by Governor Gary Herbert.
The governor signed House Bill 348 into law, which drops simple drug possession from a felony to a misdemeanor and makes most traffic offenses infractions. 763 more words
UPDATED: March 31, 2015 7:54 p.m.
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Tuesday shortened the prison sentences of nearly two dozen drug convicts, including eight serving life in prison, in an act the White House said continues Obama’s push to make the justice system fairer by reducing harsh sentences that were handed down under outdated guidelines. 908 more words