Hearing on Crack Cocaine Sentencing

Regina LaBelle, acting director of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy and Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson (R) joined… read more

Regina LaBelle, acting director of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy and Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson (R) joined other expert witnesses to testify on sentencing guidelines for crack versus powder cocaine possession and what Congress can do to reduce sentencing disparity between the two. Matthew Charles, who was convicted for crack cocaine possession and sentenced to more than 30 years in prison, spoke about the disparity and the need for changes. The Senate Judiciary Committee was considering bipartisan legislation called the Eliminating a Quantifiably Unjust Application of the Law or short for the EQUAL Act, to end the sentencing gap. close

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Hearing on Crack Cocaine Sentencing

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Program ID:
512838-1
Category:
Senate Committee
Format:
Senate Committee
Location:
SD-106, Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 22, 2021 | 10:03am EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Jul 22, 2021 | 7:04am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Jun 22, 2021 | 10:03am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 22, 2021 | 9:22pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 23, 2021 | 3:16am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 23, 2021 | 5:14pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 11, 2021 | 4:13am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 21, 2021 | 1:04pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 21, 2021 | 7:07pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 22, 2021 | 1:06am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 22, 2021 | 7:04am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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