U.S. Atty. Complains in Crack Cocaine Sentences

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Judge Friedman/mary noble ours

Sentencing for crack cocaine has historically been controversial. Some judges have always felt the guidelines were too tough. Two federal judges in Washington have knocked down some crack cocaine sentences and the U.S. Attorney is not happy.

By Joe Palazzolo
Legal Times
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia says two federal district judges have gone too far in reducing the sentences of crack cocaine offenders.
Judges James Robertson and Paul Friedman recently knocked down the sentences for two convicted drug felons beyond the policy set by the U.S. Sentencing Commission.
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