Supreme Court Gives Judges Discretion for Crack Cocaine Sentences

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During the crack scare of the 1980's, Congress enacted harsher treatment for crack than for powder cocaine.  Today, the US Supreme Court ruled that federal judges may use discretion in imposing prison terms for crack offenders.  David Savage covers the court for the Los Angeles Times.

Credits

Guest:
David Savage - Los Angeles Times - @davidgsavage

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Christian Bordal, Katie Cooper, Sonya Geis