WBEZ | Peculiar Pretzelmen http://www.wbez.org/tags/peculiar-pretzelmen Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Morning Shift: Criminologists debate the efficacy of mandatory sentencing http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2013-10-21/morning-shift-criminologists-debate-efficacy <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/jail Flickr derekskey.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>Mayor Emanuel is touting proposed legislation around mandatory minimum sentencing as a method for curbing gun violence in Chicago. Two reporters on the beat take a deeper dive on this strategy. Plus, the spooky roots music of Peculiar Pretzelmen.</p><div class="storify"><iframe src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-how-sensible-is-mandatory-sentencing/embed?header=false" width="100%" height=750 frameborder=no allowtransparency=true></iframe><script src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-how-sensible-is-mandatory-sentencing.js?header=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-how-sensible-is-mandatory-sentencing" target="_blank">View the story "Morning Shift: Criminologists debate the efficacy of mandatory sentencing" on Storify</a>]</noscript></div></p> Mon, 21 Oct 2013 08:32:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2013-10-21/morning-shift-criminologists-debate-efficacy