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No Sentence Reduction for Crack Cocaine (access required)

A defendant’s 120-month sentence for conspiracy to traffic in crack cocaine cannot be reduced to 60 months under the Fair Sentencing Act, which became effective after defendant was sentenced; defendant’s motion under 18 U.S.C. § 3582(c)(2) is not a vehicle to apply the reduced minimum sentence under the FSA to defendant, the 4th Circuit says. The ...

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