Atty. Gen. Holder Proposes Retroactive Breaks in Crack Cocaine Convictions

By Allan Lengel ticklethewire.com WASHINGTON — Atty. Gen. Eric Holder Jr.¬† on Wednesday¬† revisited a controversial subject Congress remedied last year by changing the disproportionate sentences between powdered cocaine and crack cocaine. Lawmakers stopped short of making the law retroactive. Enter Holder. Holder appeared before the U.S. Sentencing Commission and urged that the law be…

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