Senior Policy Analyst Nkechi Taifa Testfies Before the U.S. Sentencing Commission
Senior Policy Analyst Nkechi Taifa testifies before the U.S. Sentencing Commission on the federal sentencing policy regarding cocaine.

November 15, 2006

On November 15th, 2006 Senior Policy Analyst Nkechi Taifa testified before the U.S. Sentencing Commission on the federal sentencing policy regarding cocaine. Taifa spoke on behalf of the Justice Roundtable, a network of organizations working on issues which span the criminal justice continuum. She specifically addressed the disparity in sentencing for possession of powder cocaine versus crack cocaine and its racist implications.

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