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2010 Fair Sentencing Act

California's Fair Sentencing Act Makes All Crack Crimes Equal

By McCarton Ackerman

California has put into law a bill that will equalize sentences for crack and powder cocaine offenders. MORE  

California Senate Reduces Penalties For Crack Cocaine Sales

By Edmund Newton

The approved measure equalizes sentences for crack and powder cocaine. MORE  

Law Enforcement Groups Seek to Stop Sentencing Reform

By Paul Gaita

Despite rare bipartisan support for reducing sentences for drug offenders, a cabal of law enforcement officials are trying to stop Congress from passing common sense laws. MORE  

Obama Commutes Sentences for Crack Cocaine Offenders

By Shawn Dwyer

Citing the 2010 Fair Sentencing Act, the president’s actions were part of his administration’s efforts to reduce harsh sentences and ease prison overcrowding. MORE  

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