'Grave sexual violence' no match for mandatory penalty

Would Canada’s justice system really treat a parole violator more harshly than a violent sexual predator? It’s happening, thanks in part, to the obsession of some in law enforcement and in government with mandatory minimum sentences. Those automatic penalties sometimes make a mockery of sentences for other horribly destructive and violent crimes, like child sexual abuse.

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