United States Seventh Circuit

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US v. EDWARDS, 03-4234

For purposes of the mandatory minimum sentence in 21 U.S.C. section 841(b), the phrase "cocaine base" refers to cocaine base that constitutes crack.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 02/11/2005
  • Published 02/11/2005


  • SYKES, Circuit Judge., Before ROVNER, WOOD, and SYKES, Circuit Judges.


  • United States Seventh Circuit


  • For Appellees:
  • Debra Riggs Bonamici (argued), Office of the United States Attorney, Chicago, IL, for Plaintiff-Appellee., Nishay K. Sanan (argued), Chicago, IL, for Defendant-Appellant.