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Letter to U.S. Sentencing Commission Urging that the Fair Sentencing Act be Applied Retroactively

August 16, 2010
The Sentencing Project urges that the Sentencing Guideline changes mandated under the Fair Sentencing Act - reducing the sentencing disparity between crack and powder cocaine to 18 to 1 - apply to persons arrested and sentenced prior to the law’s enactment on August 3, 2010.

In a letter to the U.S. Sentencing Commission, The Sentencing Project urges that the sentencing guideline changes mandated under the Fair Sentencing Act – reducing the sentencing disparity between crack and powder cocaine to 18 to 1 – apply to persons arrested and sentenced prior to the law’s enactment on August 3, 2010.

To read the letter, download the PDF below.

 

 
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