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Supreme Court rules for inmates seeking reduced prison terms

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The high court settled a disagreement among the nation's appellate courts over what judges should do in these cases. The case before the justices involved Carlos Concepcion, who is serving a 19-year sentence after he pleaded guilty to possessing at least five grams of crack cocaine with an intent to distribute. The length of his prison term really was determined by previous state court convictions that made him a career offender.
1 month ago·Washington, United States

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Supreme Court rules for inmates seeking reduced prison terms

The Supreme Court has made it easier for certain prison inmates to seek shorter sentences under a bipartisan 2018 federal law aimed at reducing racial disparities in prison terms for

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Supreme Court rules for inmates seeking reduced prison terms

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court made it easier Monday for certain prison inmates to seek shorter sentences under a bipartisan 2018 federal law aimed at reducing racial disparities in prison terms for cocaine crimes.The justices ruled 5-4 that trial judges who are asked to resentence inmates may look at a wide range of factors, including some that have nothing to do with crack cocaine offenses that had produced longer stints in prison, disproporti…

1 month ago·Bangor, United States
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Supreme Court rules for inmates seeking reduced prison terms

The Court made it easier for inmates to seek shorter sentences under a law aimed at reducing racial disparities in prison terms for cocaine crimes.

1 month ago·Detroit, United States
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Supreme Court rules for inmates seeking reduced prison terms

The Supreme Court has made it easier for certain prison inmates to seek shorter sentences under a bipartisan 2018 federal law aimed at reducing racial disparities in prison terms for cocaine crimes.

1 month ago·San Antonio, United States
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Supreme Court rules for inmates seeking reduced prison terms

The Supreme Court has made it easier for certain prison inmates to seek shorter sentences under a bipartisan 2018 federal law aimed at reducing racial disparities in prison terms for cocaine crimes

1 month ago·Philadelphia, United States
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Supreme Court rules for inmates seeking reduced prison terms

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court made it easier Monday for certain prison inmates to seek shorter sentences under a bipartisan 2018 federal law aimed at reducing racial disparities in prison terms for cocaine crimes. The justices ruled 5-4 that trial judges who are asked to resentence inmates may look at a wide range of factors, including some that have nothing to do with crack cocaine offenses that had produced longer stints in prison, dispr…

1 month ago
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