The U.S. Senate on Wednesday approved a bill to reduce the disparities in sentences handed down for people convicted of crack and powder cocaine charges, but some question whether the legislation goes deep enough in addressing the problem.
“What we have is progress, it’s not justice,” said Jennifer Bellamy, criminal justice legislative counsel for the American Civil Liberties Union.
Monday, March 22, 2010
Senate Approves Bill To Reduce Crack-Cocaine Sentencing Disparity
Senate Approves Bill To Reduce Crack-Cocaine Sentencing Disparity; News One