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Crack Cocaine Disparity

Ryan J. Reilly

Man Sentenced To Die Behind Bars For Non-Violent Crime Describes The Day His Luck Changed | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Right after lunch, the warden called inmate number 07031-078 into his office. Jason Hernandez was worried. The last time he was called t...

Remove the Knife and Heal the Wound: No More Crack/Powder Disparities

Carl L. Hart | Posted 09.25.2012 | Politics
Carl L. Hart

I have given thousands of doses of crack cocaine to people -- as part of my research. To punish crack offenses more harshly than powder offenses is like punishing more harshly those who are caught smoking marijuana than those caught eating marijuana-laced brownies.

Ryan Grim

Crack-Powder Sentencing Disparity Reformed By Congress | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Update Below Congress addressed a historic wrong on Wednesday afternoon, replacing it instead with a slightly lesser wrong, when the House voted to r...