Crack Cocaine Sentencing

The U.S. Sentencing Commission held a public meeting on lowering crack cocaine sentencing guidelines. The commission voted in favor of… read more

The U.S. Sentencing Commission held a public meeting on lowering crack cocaine sentencing guidelines. The commission voted in favor of the change. Members voted, unanimously to retroactively modify sentences pertaining to federal drug offenses, including reduction in term of imprisonment as a result of the amended guideline range recently adopted by Congress. Additionally, commissioners voted on provisions of the Fair Sentencing Act, which recently reduced the disparities in penalties between powder and crack cocaine, for some prisoners already serving time for crack cocaine offenses close

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Crack Cocaine Sentencing

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Program ID:
300289-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Meeting
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 30, 2011
Last Aired:
Aug 12, 2011

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  • Jun 30, 2011 | 10:47pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 01, 2011 | 2:54am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 01, 2011 | 5:43am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 01, 2011 | 12:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 07, 2011 | 12:50am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 19, 2011 | 1:06am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 12, 2011 | 11:35am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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