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Currently in legislation is the Fairness in Cocaine Sentencing Act of 2009, which would equalize penalties for crack and powder cocaine, thus correcting the injustice. The previous seven bills similar to the Fairness in Cocaine Sentencing Act of 2009 have not been approved. Congress and the President need to review and pass this bill and make it a reality.
The main objective of this paper is to examine the facts or statements of truth that can be examined in the context of racial discrimination in the sentencing of drug offenders and to arrive at conclusions accordingly. It is known that disparities in sentencing are arbitrary for a number of reasons. Before the introduction of the federal compulsory minimum sentencing in 1986 for drugs related violations, the federal drug sentencing in the case of African Americans was higher by 11 percent as compared to whites. After four years this average was higher by 49 percent. In 2000 the proportion of African American people lodged in jails was much more than those in higher education. On the basis of such facts, leading analysts concluded that the country’s crime policy was a significant contributing factor in disrupting African American families. The impact of the compulsory minimum imprisonment for drug offenses contributed in leading to unreasonably high rate of incarceration and also separated family members from each other on account of minor crimes amongst their children. Such practices not only created large scale disfranchisement amongst those that were convicted of felony but also prohibited people that were incarcerated earlier, from getting appropriate social services in improving their families (Russel, 2005). These statements will be examined in the light of available sources and efforts will be made to determine the strength in such assertions.
As reported recently by the Sentencing Commission, there is a strong need to revise the
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Quantitative Critique: Effects on Sexual Risk Behavior and STD Rate of Brief HIV/STD Prevention Interventions for African American Women in Primary Care Settings Author Qualifications and Preparation Loretta Sweet Jemmott, John B. Jemmott III, and Ann O’Leary are the authors of the study entitled “Effects on Sexual Risk Behavior and STD Rate of Brief HIV/STD Prevention Interventions for African American Women in Primary Care Settings.” L.S.
The tragic play; Oedipus the King was written by Sophocles who uses tragic plots and twists in the play to fill the audience with fear. As the play begins, it is apparent to the audience that the key character Oedipus is the king who is a man of fame. Sophocles is anxious to indicate to his audience how this division is truly dark.
There were different time periods with regard to literature and in these periods existed different writers. One of the most renowned writers of all times is Edgar Allan Poe. His works have had great impact on the lives of very many people. People learn many themes from the works of people like Edgar Allan Poe and other different aspects such as the heritage and the origin of love and relationships.
The gathered data will also be analyzed and presented through the application of scientific research methods as described below. The research methodologies will involve both primary and secondary research approaches. Primary research is used to acquire first hand information from respondents.
The study utilized various scientific research methods to collect and analyze relevant data essential in explaining the subject of interest. The research methodologies included both primary and secondary research approaches. Primary research acquires first hand information from respondents whilst secondary research approach gathers existing data and information from secondary information materials on the topic under investigation.
Her social life was limited to the context of Bloomsbury Group, which altered her view on life. Besides, she made use of her literary creativity to unveil the problems faced by her in her domestic domain. Thesis statement: The problems faced by Virginia Woolf in her personal life deeply influenced her social life and her literary contributions.
n adoption , the perception of people with related to the usefulness, ease and trust towards using a technology which is into money transaction are been studied using various reviews of the reports of various analysts.
The mm-payment services could be explained as the services
This unsteadiness demonstrates itself in conflicting and unstable relationships, the incompetence to make good ethical choices, misperception concerning the sexual identity, and also a very tenacious sense that a person’s life absences direction or meaning.
They have diversified themselves from the older adults, deciphering a strong shift. Researches reveal that this particular generation has managed to set their footsteps in becoming the most knowledgeable and cultured generation in the history of the United