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Reduced Crack Sentences Should Apply Retroactively, Holder Says

Wednesday, 01 Jun 2011 08:49 AM

June 1 (Bloomberg) -- Reduced sentences for crack cocaine offenders should apply retroactively to those previously sent to prison, Attorney General Eric Holder said.

Holder’s comments were in prepared testimony before the U.S. Sentencing Commission.

--Editors: Jim Rubin, Bob Drummond.

To contact the reporter on this story: Justin Blum in Washington at jblum4@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Mark Silva at msilva34@bloomberg.net

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June 1 (Bloomberg) -- Reduced sentences for crack cocaine offenders should apply retroactively to those previously sent to prison, Attorney General Eric Holder said. Holder’s comments were in prepared testimony before the U.S. Sentencing Commission.--Editors: Jim Rubin, Bob...
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