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Marc Mauer

The disparity on crack-cocaine sentencing

By Marc Mauer
July 5, 2006

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THE RECENT conclusion of the NBA Finals coincided with a tragic anniversary of particular relevance for basketball fans. Twenty years ago University of Maryland basketball star Len Bias died of a drug overdose just hours after being selected second in the NBA draft by the Boston Celtics. His death sparked a national whirlwind of media attention and public scrutiny largely ... (Full article: 786 words)

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