Black judge cites unfair cocaine sentencing law

March 1996
Jet;3/4/96, Vol. 89 Issue 15, p4
Reports on Cincinnati, Ohio US Court of Appeals Judge Nathaniel R. Jones's call for the re-examination of a federal crack cocaine sentencing law which disproportionately affects black men. Jones's objection to the inequality of sentencing for crack and powder cocaine; Percentage of apprehended federal crack cocaine drug offenders in 1994 who were black.


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