Federal Judge - Once Bush Top Drug Policy Advisor - Says Sentencing Policy 'Gone Too Far'

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US District Judge Reggie B. Walton told the US Sentencing Commission that federal laws requiring dramatically longer sentences for crack cocaine than for cocaine powder were 'unconscionable' and contributed to the perception within minority communities that courts are unfair. 'I never thought that the disparity should be as severe as it has become,' said Walton

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