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December 18, 2005

Further reports on 1st Circuit crack/cocaine argument

As detailed in prior posts linked below, the First Circuit heard argument earlier this month in government appeals from sentencing decisions by RI Chief District Judge Ernest Torres in which he decided not to follow the guidelines 100:1 crack/powder ratio.  The Providence Journal now has this effective article reporting on the arguments.  Also, the PRACDL Blog has this comment about the case.

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