Date of Submission

Spring 2014

Academic Programs and Concentrations

Political Studies

Project Advisor 1

David Kettler

Abstract/Artist's Statement

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.

Open Access Agreement

On-Campus only

Creative Commons License

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