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    Crack Clogs

    In April 2007, the U.S. Sentencing Commission lowered the sentencing guidelines for crack. That move was largely uncontroversial as there was wide bipartisan belief that the 100-to-1 crack-to-powder ratio for cocaine offenses were too harsh. More controversial, however, was the Commission’s decision to make the lower sentences retroactive. This past … More