Last Week Tonight: Minimum Sentences

John Oliver hosts "Last Week Tonight" every Sunday on HBO. They post full videos on YouTube which are free to watch. If you aren't watching this show, I really think you should. John covers a lot of interesting topics about issues in the United States, but several of them are equally applicable here in Canada. You can watch the episode on Mandatory Minimum sentences below.

Mandatory minimums require fixed prison sentences for certain crimes. John Oliver explains why we treat some turkeys better than most low-level offenders. Connect with Last Week Tonight online..

About the Author

Michael Dyck is a partner at Rees & Dyck Criminal Defence. He represents clients primarily from Winnipeg, Steinbach, and rural Manitoba. He has extensive experience helping people charged with criminal offences and focuses on building legal strategy with clients. To read more of his articles, please visit his partner's website