Margaret Colgate Love

former Pardon Attorney, Justice Department

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Former United States Pardon Attorney in the Justice Department (1990-1997); attorney in private practice in Washington, DC

Margaret Colgate Love on KCRW

Federal laws passed in the 1980's provided the same prison sentence for dealing in five grams of crack cocaine as for 500 grams of powder, a ratio of 100-to-1.

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Federal laws passed in the 1980's provided the same prison sentence for dealing in five grams of crack cocaine as for 500 grams of powder, a ratio of 100-to-1.

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The sentencing judge in the Lewis "Scooter" Libby case is a hard-line conservative appointed by President Bush.

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