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June 2, 2008

Long feature on crack sentencing reform

The Washington Post magazine had this long cover story, headlined "Cracking Open," reviewing one man's notable experience with the ups and downs of federal crack sentencing terms.  The article's subheading captures its themes: "Michael Short knows he was wrong to sell crack cocaine, but he questions whether he needed 15 years in prison to learn his lesson.  Now some of the politicians who helped put him there are wondering, too."

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