He was a first-time nonviolent possible offender, ... And under the mandatory minimums, he was put in prison for 15 years. Not only does the punishment not fit the crime, but the mandatory minimums don't give judges any discretion to look at the background of the case, to read into the specifics of the case. I don't know a judge who really is in favor of the mandatory minimums.Carly Simon
"Carly Elisabeth Simon" is an American singer-songwriter, musician and children's author. She first rose to fame in the 1970s with a string of hit records; her 13 Billboard Hot 100/Top 40 U.S. hits include "Anticipation (song)/Anticipation" (No. 13), "You Belong to Me (Carly Simon song)/You Belong To Me" (No. 6), "Coming Around Again (Carly Simon song)/Coming Around Again" (No. 18), and her four Gold album/Gold certified singles "Jesse (Carly Simon song)/Jesse" (No. 11), "Mockingbird (Inez & Charlie Foxx song)/Mockingbird" (No. 5), a duet with James Taylor, the iconic "You're So Vain" (No. 1), and "Nobody Does It Better" (No. 2) from the 1977 James Bond film, The Spy Who Loved Me (film)/The Spy Who Loved Me.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous musicians! More Carly Simon on Wikipedia.