September 1994
New Republic;9/19/94-9/26/94, Vol. 211 Issue 12/13, p7
Claims that the crime bill signed into law by U.S. President Bill Clinton in 1996 contained provisions that threaten to distort the balance of federal-state relations. Expansion of the three strike provision limiting it to violent crimes to nonviolent drug offenses; Changes to the evidentiary federal rules for sex offenders; Suggestion that the initiative by Senator Joseph Biden has transformed every rape accusation into a potential federal civil rights offense.


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