June 25, 2012 Mandatory sentencing guidelines for crack cocaine disproportionately affected black people. Why? Caryn Devins and Stuart Kauffman argue that simple laws introduced into complex networks, such as our legal system, produce unintended consequences.
December 12, 2007 The U.S. Sentencing Commission has taken steps to narrow the disparity between prison sentences of crack cocaine and powder cocaine offenders.
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