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Testimony to the U.S. Sentencing Commission on Racial Disparity

February 16, 2012
Marc Mauer's testimony before the U.S Sentencing Commission on issues of racial disparity in federal sentencing following the changes in federal guidelines as a result of the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in Booker v. United States.

The Sentencing Project’s Executive Director Marc Mauer testified before the U.S Sentencing Commission on issues of racial disparity in federal sentencing following the changes in federal guidelines as a result of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Booker v. United States. The testimony looks at the decisionmaking processes that contribute to racial disparity in sentencing and recommends developing a broader range of non-prison sentencing options.

To read Mauer’s testimony, download the PDF below.

 

 
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