Plan for mandatory minimum sentencing puts justice, fairness at risk

By David Biles
Updated April 23 2018 - 9:59am, first published January 1 2014 - 4:00pm

The recent package of new laws that aim to restrict the activities of gangs of motorcycle riders in Queensland has received wide media coverage throughout Australia and drawn attention to the long-running debate about whether or not mandatory minimum sentences are effective in reducing anti-social behaviour.

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