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High Court Takes Up Crack Sentencing

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High Court Takes Up Crack Sentencing

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High Court Takes Up Crack Sentencing

High Court Takes Up Crack Sentencing

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Hearings began today in the Supreme Court case "Kimbrough vs. U.S." The high court will look at the sentencing disparity between selling crack cocaine and powder cocaine.

Deborah Small is executive director of Break the Chains, a group that advocates for drug policy reform. She's joined by Eric Sterling, president of The Criminal Justice Policy Foundation.

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