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Day 6 | Aug 16, 2013 | 10:48

How basketballer Len Bias's death created mandatory minimums in America

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announced this week they would roll back mandatory minimums for drug crimes. The original law was created after basketballer Len Bias overdosed. Eric Sterling helped craft that law.

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