Eliminating Crack / Cocaine Sentencing Disparity
In July, the House Judiciary Committee overwhelmingly passed, 36 to 5, the Eliminating a Quantifiably Unjust Application of the Law (EQUAL) Act, which would finally eliminate the federal sentencing disparity between crack and powder cocaine offenses.
The Sentencing Project dives deeper into this topic in a news article here: https://www.sentencingproject.org/news/race-justice-news-senate-hearing-crack-cocaine-sentencing-disparity/
For a deeper history of sentencing disparity; in 2006 the ACLU published an incredible history and resource covering 20 years of myth, injustice, and the fight for dismantling systemic racism. You can find the 18-page guide here: https://www.aclu.org/other/cracks-system-20-years-unjust-federal-crack-cocaine-law?redirect=drug-law-reform/cracks-system-20-years-unjust-federal-crack-cocaine-law
Es bien sabido la disparidad que existe entre colores de piel en Estados Unidos, al momento de tener una situacion con la judticia, o autoridades