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Shorter Sentences Backed for Some Drug Prisoners
Attorney General Eric Holder and others support reduced sentences for nonviolent drug offenders....


Atty. Gen. Holder Proposes Shorter Sentences for Crack Offenses
Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. wants to reduce the sentences that Black crack cocaine offender...


Holder Endorses Proposed Drug Sentencing Changes
Attorney General Eric Holder is endorsing a proposal that would result in shorter prison sentences ...


Congress Narrows Gap in Cocaine Sentences
Congress narrows gap in cocaine sentences...


Guantanamo gears up for 1st trial under Obama
Guantanamo gears up for 1st trial under Obama...


Sentencing Panel to Focus on Mandatory Minimums
The U.S. Sentencing Commission will address concerns with mandatory minimum prison penalties....


Prison Sentences for Black Men Nearly 20 Percent Longer Than Whites
Black men are getting longer sentences than white men for the same crimes, according to the U.S. Se...


Many Crack Convicts Are Going Home | News | BET.com
Posted March 6, 2008 – Many of the federal inmates charged for crack cocaine offenses – who are ser...


Justices Decide Crack Vs. Powder Disparity Is Unfair
Posted Dec. 11, 2007 - Judges who believe lighter sentences are appropriate for some defendants con...


U.K. Rapist Who Preyed on Elderly Gets 27 Years
Delroy Grant — dubbed the "Night Stalker" — was convicted of attacks on 18 elderly men and women be...


Two Men Sentenced to Jail for a Racist Murder in London 18 Years Ago
Eighteen years after Black teen Stephen Lawrence was stabbed to death at a bus stop in London, fore...


The War Against the War on Drugs
Reps from the Drug Policy Alliance discuss their intense fight for drug policy reforms....


Mose Jefferson Convicted of Bribery Charges in La.
Mose Jefferson convicted of bribery charges in La....


Jurors: Birmingham, Ala., Mayor Larry Langford Took Bribes
Jurors: Birmingham | Ala. | Mayor Larry Langford Took Bribes...