Why Did the Supreme Court Sidestep Sentencing Dispute?

When the U.S. Supreme Court ­refused to add a Washington drug case to its docket, it drew wide criticism for missing an opportunity to resolve a long­running dispute over judicial discretion in ­sentencing.

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