Crack Cocaine Sentencing

Participants focused on the disparity in crack cocaine sentences to powder cocaine sentences, and ways to change the 100 to 1… read more

Participants focused on the disparity in crack cocaine sentences to powder cocaine sentences, and ways to change the 100 to 1 ratio. Panelists examined some of the consequences of the crack cocaine sentencing disparities including the disparate impact on African Americans. The U.S. Sentencing Commission recommended that crack cocaine sentencing is no more than 20 to 1, but acknowledged that Congress needed to intervene. They also responded to questions from the audience. close

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Crack Cocaine Sentencing

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Program ID:
289437-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 13, 2009
Last Aired:
Jan 8, 2010

Airing Details

  • Oct 13, 2009 | 10:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 13, 2009 | 4:08pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 13, 2009 | 8:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 13, 2009 | 10:20pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 14, 2009 | 3:02am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 14, 2009 | 6:16am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 18, 2009 | 4:04am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 20, 2009 | 3:05am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 20, 2009 | 9:05am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 22, 2009 | 2:48pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 23, 2009 | 1:47am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 08, 2010 | 5:05pm EST | C-SPAN 3
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