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Criminal – Sentencing – Crack-Powder Disparity – ‘Reasonableness’ Presumption (access required)

The 4th Circuit orders resentencing because a comment by the Virginia federal sentencing judge suggested he viewed the lower end of the sentencing guidelines as presumptively correct in a case involving crack cocaine and marijuana. Kinsey Cory Herder appeals his conviction and sentence following a jury trial on one count of possession with the intent to ...