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Obama Commutes Crack Cocaine Sentence for 8 Inmates

Thursday morning, Barack Obama further cemented his campaign to alleviate the sentences of those punished for minor, nonviolent drug offenses by commuting the sentences of 8 individuals who had been serving time for crack-cocaine cases. The eight people President Obama commuted were sentenced before he signed the Fair Sentencing Act, a law which was passed in 2010 to reduce the …

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