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Crack sentences eligible to be cut

Scores in Mass. will have right to appeal; Federal panel acted to reduce disparities

By Jonathan Saltzman
Globe Staff / December 22, 2007

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Scores of federal prisoners convicted of crack cocaine offenses in Massachusetts could have their sentences shortened and be freed over the next five years as a result of the government's effort to reduce the stark disparity between punishments for crimes involving crack cocaine and those involving cocaine powder. (Full article: 1072 words)

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