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On Thursday September 29. 2011, in an editorial entitled “ An Invitation to Overreach”, the New York Times joins the American Bar Association, the Judicial Conference of the United States , and every major organization focusing on criminal justice in opposing mandatory minimum sentences. The Times stated the rise in mandatory minimum sentences has damaged the integrity of the justice system , reduced the role of judges in meting out punishment, and has increased the power of prosecutors beyond their proper role.