Posted by Anonymous (not verified) on December 20, 2013

Terms of new sentencing law retroactively apply to some, but thousands still languish.

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Obama commutes 8 crack cocaine sentences (via AFP)

President Barack Obama commuted the prison sentences of eight people convicted of crack cocaine offenses, saying they were punished under an unfair legal disparity that overwhelmingly hurt impoverished black communities. All of the inmates had been…

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