Sixth Circuit Rules That Fair Sentencing Act Retroactively Applies To All Crack Cocaine Offenders Sentenced to Mandatory Minimum Terms

The United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit has ruled that the 2010 Fair Sentencing Act, which lowered the threshold quantities of crack cocaine required to trigger mandatory minimum sentences, retroactively applies to all defendants sentenced for crack offenses prior to the law’s enactment. United States v. Blewett, No. 12-5226/5582, 2013 WL 2121945

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