USA: Cocaine Sentencing Bill Left Out of Year-End Spending Measure

USA: Cocaine Sentencing Bill Left Out of Year-End Spending Measure
CANNANNEW REPORT

Legislation reducing the disparity in cocaine sentencing was left out of a must-pass government funding bill, after the Justice Department took executive action last week to end the disparity that disproportionately affects Black defendants. The legislation would have been a fallback in case the Justice Department order eliminating the 18-to-1 sentencing ratio that has existed […]

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