Editorial: Legislation needs to be thought out

The usual knock on legislatures and Congress is that there are too many lawyers involved.

But maybe there aren’t enough.

Recent changes in Indiana’s sentencing requirements, penalties for drug offenses and the criminal code have to make one wonder if the state might have been better off if — at some point — our lawmakers had consulted with someone who actually practices law.


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