mandatory sentencing laws http://ripr.org en Denise Dallaire: Freed After 10 Years in Prison http://ripr.org/post/denise-dallaire-freed-after-10-years-prison <p>Denise Dallaire served ten years in prison before being abruptly freed a few months ago by the same judge who sentenced her.</p><p>She was convicted in 2003 on a minor drug dealing charge, but because of mandatory sentencing laws in effect at that time, she received a 15 year sentence.&nbsp; When her sentence was reversed, the judge apologized to her.</p><p></p><p>Ms. Dallaire sat down with Rhode Island Public Radio’s Elisabeth Harrison.</p><p>More from Elisabeth Harrison's interview with Denise Dallaire.</p><p></p><p></p> Wed, 08 May 2013 13:15:32 +0000 Elisabeth Harrison 14859 at http://ripr.org Denise Dallaire: Freed After 10 Years in Prison