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Abstract: This project takes a look at the Crack Epidemic and the response of the federal government during the mid-1980s. I examine the Anti-Drug laws of 1986 and 1988 and the strict guidelines it upheld. Then I examine the journey the reform of the mandatory minimum sentencing for crack and cocaine and explain the reluctances of Congress and other institutions for change the federal sentencing laws.
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White, Jonathon Alexander, "The Racial Divide Within Our Justice System: Mandatory Minimum Sentencing for Drugs and its Effects on Mass incarceration of Minorities" (2014). Senior Projects Spring 2014. 357.
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