Tim Heaphy

former Federal Prosecutor, US Justice Department

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Former Federal Prosecutor in the District of Columbia and Western District of Virginia; attorney in private practice in Virginia

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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.

Mandatory Sentencing in the War on Drugs

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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