The Bob Cringeley column this week tells the story of a report commissioned by the Department of Justice that predicted that the sentencing guidelines of the 1980s would lead to the same prison overcrowding and decimation of the African-American community that we see today. The study was buried by Ed Meese and Bob makes three guest why. Three people worked on the study. One is dead, one won't return his phone calls, and one founded Cisco Systems. He hints that he heard the story from her.
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