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Justice professionals criticize federal crime bill

Criminologists, social workers, psychologists and other professionals in the justice field came together this week to voice their concerns about the new Federal crime bill. Bill C-10 will introduce new mandatory minimum sentences for some violent crimes and drug offenses, and will open the door for more violent youth offenders to be tried as adults.

But critics say the bill focuses too much on incarceration and will not actually reduce crime. Susan speaks with Hirsch Greenberg, member of the Canadian Criminal Justice Association.

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