The ‘Crack / Powder’ Disparity: Can the International Race Convention Provide a Basis for Relief?
Nkechi Taifa, Sr. Policy Analyst for the Open Society Policy Center, examines that failure of U.S. law to address the disparity between crack and powder cocaine. In her paper, she explores ways that principles from the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination could form a basis for relief.

May 17, 2006

Nkechi Taifa, Sr. Policy Analyst for the Open Society Policy Center, examines that failure of U.S. law to address the disparity between crack and powder cocaine. In her paper, she explores ways that principles from the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination could form a basis for relief.

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