Draft bills aim to ease burden on North Dakota jails
BISMARCK – A group studying ways to take pressure off of North Dakota’s crowded prisons and jails voted Tuesday to advance bills that would give judges more discretion over mandatory minimum sentences and juvenile transfers to adult court and make it a less severe offense to possess drug paraphernalia in certain cases.
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