Big Mo's Blog

 


Crackhead Apocalypse? 12,000 Convicted ?Crack? Inmates To Be Released

Thousands of inmates who have been incarcerated for possessing small amounts of cocaine will get a taste of freedom soon due to the Crack Cocaine Disparity Law, according to CNN. The law changes the 100-to-1 disparity between minimum sentences for crack and powder cocaine to 18-to-1.

In the old system, people who were caught with five grams of cocaine would receive the same sentence as those caught with 500 grams – five years of jail time. Now, those sentences will be cut in half for convicts busted for small amounts of drugs. Over 12,000 inmates are eligible for early release.




Tags :  
Topics : Law_CrimeSocial Issues
Social :




 
11/05/2011 6:45PM
Crackhead Apocalypse? 12,000 Convicted ‘Crack’ Inmates To Be Released
Please Enter Your Comments Below
Title :
Comment :
advertise with us
Recent Blog Posts
Halloween in Hollywood
Live From 30 Rock!
The Dumbest Tweets Of 2014 (Part 6)
Peter Pan's Clock is Ticking
Pee Wee's Back
Hey, Nice Gourds!
Whatcha Up to These Days, Jerry?
Too Much Wine on Your Hands?
Categories
Archives