Crack Cocaine

Supreme Court Grants Cert. to FSA Pipeline Issue

Hill v. United States (11-5721) Fair Sentencing Act and Crack Cocaine cases before and after its implementation are going to get their day in the Supreme Court! Great news today from the United States Supreme Court. With a split in Circuit Court decisions regarding application of Crack Cocaine Sentencing Guideline reductions from the Fair Sentencing …

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Will Congress Make Crack Law Retroactive?

Crack Cocaine Sentence Reductions – Retroactivity It is fairly common knowledge at this point that the United States Sentencing Commission has made their Sentencing Guideline Manual reductions for crack cocaine sentences retroactive. However, this policy has raised quite a few questions regarding how it works and who it helps. This article is meant to clear …

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Vote to Determine Retroactivity of Crack Reduction Today

USSC Crack Reduction Vote From the Associated Press, an article about the United States Sentencing Commission vote today to determine if the Fair Sentencing Act of 2010 will be made retroactive to currently incarcerated Crack Cocaine offenders. If passed, this could take an about 3 years off a sentence of a conviction involving Crack Cocaine. …

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