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Federal Sentencing Reporter. 2017; 292-3134–135 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fsr.2017.29.2-3.134
Published: 01 February 2017
...U.S. Sentencing Commission © 2017 Vera Institute of Justice 2017 News Release: U.S. Sentencing Commission Holds Last Public Meeting of Current Commission, Proposes 2017 Amendments to the Federal Sentencing Guidelines Today the United States Sentencing Commission unani- mously voted to publish...
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Federal Sentencing Reporter. 2017; 294226–229 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fsr.2017.29.4.226
Published: 01 April 2017
...Judge Jed S. Rakoff © 2017 Vera Institute of Justice 2017 Why the Federal Sentencing Guidelines Should Be Scrapped The Criminal Justice Section of the American Bar Associ- ation recently created a Special Task Force on the Reform of Federal Sentencing for White-Collar Crimes and kindly...
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Federal Sentencing Reporter. 2017; 292-3126–130 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fsr.2017.29.2-3.126
Published: 01 February 2017
...Frank O. Bowman, III © 2017 Vera Institute of Justice 2017 First Principles and Practical Politics: Thoughts on Judge Pryor s Proposal to Revive Presumptive Federal Sentencing Guidelines In recent remarks to the American Law Institute, Judge William Pryor recommended abandonment of the post...
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Federal Sentencing Reporter. 2017; 294194–200 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fsr.2017.29.4.194
Published: 01 April 2017
...Justice Stephen Breyer © 2017 Vera Institute of Justice 2017 Federal Sentencing Guidelines Revisited Thank you for the invitation to speak here in Nebraska at your program on the Federal Criminal Sentencing Guidelines. I shall talk today about the Guidelines history. I worked for the Senate...
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Federal Sentencing Reporter. 1992; 53126–133 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/20639528
Published: 01 November 1992
... Copyright 1992 Vera Institute of Justice, Inc. 126 Federal Sentencing Reporter. Vol. 5, No. 3, November / December 1992 USSC IMPACT REPORT THE FEDERAL SENTENCING GUIDELINES: A Report on the Operation of the Guidelines System and Short-Term Impacts on Disparity in Sentenc ing, Use of...
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Federal Sentencing Reporter. 2014; 264246–248 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fsr.2014.26.4.246
Published: 01 April 2014
...U.S. Department of Justice © 2014 Vera Institute of Justice 2014 Attorney General Holder Urges Changes in Federal Sentencing Guidelines to Reserve Harshest Penalties for Most Serious Drug Traffickers In Testimony to Sentencing Commission, Holder Endorses Proposal That Would Reduce the Average...
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Federal Sentencing Reporter. 2013; 2616–9 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fsr.2013.26.1.6
Published: 01 October 2013
...Jed S. Rakoff © 2013 Vera Institute of Justice. 2013 Why the Federal Sentencing Guidelines Should Be Scrapped The Criminal Justice Section of the American Bar Associ- ation recently created a Special Task Force on the Reform of Federal Sentencing for White-Collar Crimes and kindly invited me...
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Federal Sentencing Reporter. 2003; 16298–101 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fsr.2003.16.2.098
Published: 01 December 2003
...ALAN VINEGRAD ©© 2004 Vera Institute of Justice. All rights reserved. 2004 ALAN VINEGRAD Partner at Covington & Burling in New York and former United States Attorney for the Eastern District of New York. The New Federal Sentencing Guidelines: The Sentencing Commission s Response to the Feeney...
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Federal Sentencing Reporter. 2010; 232138–142 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fsr.2010.23.2.138
Published: 01 December 2010
... Sentencing Guidelines for High-Loss Economic Crimes I. Introduction The advisory federal Guidelines face perhaps their greatest initial challenge in the sentencing of high-loss economic crimes because the sentences advised by the Guidelines in these cases are frequently patently absurd on their face, 1 a...
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Federal Sentencing Reporter. 2007; 193183–191 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fsr.2007.19.3.183
Published: 01 February 2007
...Regina Stone-Harris ©© 2006 BY THE REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. 2006 The decision in United States v. Booker1 marked a radical change in the way the Federal Sentencing Guidelines are used. In the past, the Guidelines carried the force of law and federal...
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Federal Sentencing Reporter. 2006; 185301–309 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fsr.2006.18.5.301
Published: 01 June 2006
...Frank O. Bowman, III ©© 2006 BY THE REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. 2006 Tis a Gift to Be Simple: A Model Reform of the Federal Sentencing Guidelines FRANK O. BOWMAN, III Floyd R. Gibson Missouri Endowed Professor of Law University of Missouri Columbia School of...
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Federal Sentencing Reporter. 2005; 175324–326 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fsr.2005.17.5.324
Published: 01 June 2005
... The key to this system was a set of mandatory sentenc- ing guidelines that specified a range within which federal judges were bound to impose sentences, absent unusual circumstances. The guidelines reflected a careful balanc- ing by Congress and the Sentencing Commission between discretion and...
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Federal Sentencing Reporter. 2005; 173166–170 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fsr.2005.17.3.166
Published: 01 February 2005
... httpwww.ussc.gov/ research.htm. Measuring Recidivism under the Federal Sentencing Guidelines When sentencing offenders under the guidelines, fed- eral judges reference two axes of a sentencing table to determine the appropriate sentencing range. The ver- tical axis of the sentencing table contains 43 offense...
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Federal Sentencing Reporter. 2004; 165364–368 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fsr.2004.16.5.364
Published: 01 June 2004
... ©© 2004 Vera Institute of Justice. All rights reserved. 2004 Memorandum Presenting a Proposal for Bringing the Federal Sentencing Guidelines into Conformity with Blakely v. Washington Editor s Note: Professor Frank Bowman submitted the following memorandum to the U.S. Sentencing Commission...
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Federal Sentencing Reporter. 2004; 17297–99 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fsr.2004.17.2.097
Published: 01 December 2004
.... Sentencing Commission. How Should the Congress Respond if the Supreme Court Strikes Down the Federal Sentencing Guidelines? I. Introduction What are the options? On the assumption that the Supreme Court in Booker1 and Fanfan2 holds that the guideline maximum is the relevant statutory maximum for Sixth...
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Federal Sentencing Reporter. 2003; 162137–140 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fsr.2003.16.2.137
Published: 01 December 2003
... ©© 2004 Vera Institute of Justice. All rights reserved. 2004 UNITED STATES SENTENCING COMMISSION Report to the Congress: Downward Departures From the Federal Sentencing Guidelines (in response to section 401(m) of Public Law 108-21) October 8, 2003 Editor s Note: Subsection (m) of the...
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Federal Sentencing Reporter. 2003; 153156–159 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fsr.2003.15.3.156
Published: 01 February 2003
... Vera Institute of Justice. All rights reserved. Send requests for permission to reprint to: Rights and Permissions, University of California Press, Journals Division, 2000 Center Street, Suite 303, Berkeley, CA 94704-1223. Federal Sentencing Guidelines Symposium Yale Law School, November 8, 2002...
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Federal Sentencing Reporter. 2003; 153215–219 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fsr.2003.15.3.215
Published: 01 February 2003
... reprint to: Rights and Permissions, University of California Press, Journals Division, 2000 Center Street, Suite 303, Berkeley, CA 94704-1223. Surveying Article III Judges Perspectives on the Federal Sentencing Guidelines Anniversaries are often cause for celebration. They mark the passing of an event...
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Federal Sentencing Reporter. 2001; 136318–322 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fsr.2001.13.6.318
Published: 01 June 2001
... levels for oÛenders sen- tenced under the federal Sentencing Guidelines have been drifting upwardÑaway from Criminal History Category I and into the higher Criminal History Cate- goriesÑover the past years. Exhibit 1 shows the propor- tion of sentenced oÛenders in each of the six Criminal History...
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Federal Sentencing Reporter. 2001; 133-4154–158 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fsr.2000.13.3-4.154
Published: 01 February 2001
... history and characteristics of the defendant, with the goal of ensur- ing that similarly situated defendants convicted of com- parable oÛenses would receive like sentences.4 The system of federal sentencing guidelines is far more detailed than any extant state guideline system and, often in response to...