TIME CHANGE --- Federal Cocaine Sentencing Laws: Reforming the 100-to-1 Crack/Powder Disparity
Full Committee Hearing

Subcommittee on Crime and Drugs
Date: Tuesday, February 12, 2008
Time: 02:30 PM

Agenda


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NOTICE OF SUBCOMMITTEE HEARING

TIME CHANGE TO 2:30 p.m.

The hearing on "Federal Cocaine Sentencing Laws: Reforming the 100-to-1 Crack/Powder Disparity" scheduled by the Senate Committee on the Judiciary before the Subcommittee on Crime and Drugs for Tuesday, February 12, 2008 will begin at 2:30 p.m. rather than the previously scheduled time of 2:00 p.m.

Chairman Biden will preside.

Member Statements


  1. Senator Patrick Leahy (D - VT)
  2. Senator Joe Biden Jr. (D - DE)
  3. Senator Edward Kennedy (D - MA)

Witnesses


Panel I

  1. James Felman
    Co-Chair, Sentencing Committee
    Criminal Justice Section, American Bar Association
  2. The Honorable Richard Hinojosa
    Chair
    U.S. Sentencing Commission
    Washington , DC
  3. Gretchen C.F. Shappert
    U.S. Attorney, Western District of North Carolina
    U.S. Department of Justice
  4. Reggie B. Walton
    United States District Judge, Member, Criminal Law Committee
    Federal Judicial Conference
    Washington , DC
  5. Nora Volkow, M.D.
    Director, National Institute on Drug Abuse
    U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
    Washington , DC