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The Ford Approach and Real Fairness for Crack Convicts


Mark William Osler


University of St. Thomas - School of Law (Minnesota)

2011

23 Federal Sentencing Reporter 228 (2011)

Abstract:     
Federal Crack sentences have been sharply reduced, but this change has not been made retroactive. This article urges that the President look to President Ford's systemic clemency process for draft evaders as a workable means to bring fairness to those unaffected by the reform of crack sentening.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 15

Keywords: sentencing, clemency, pardon power, President Ford, commutation

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Date posted: May 8, 2012  

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Osler, Mark William, The Ford Approach and Real Fairness for Crack Convicts (2011). 23 Federal Sentencing Reporter 228 (2011). Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2053619

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Mark William Osler (Contact Author)
University of St. Thomas - School of Law (Minnesota) ( email )
MSL 400, 1000 La Salle Avenue
Minneapolis, MN Minnesota 55403-2005
United States
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