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Federal Sentencing Reporter (2022) 34 (4): 233–238.
Published: 01 April 2022
..., the authors seek to shine a bright light on how the post-conviction mechanisms of compassionate release, clemency, and sentencing review must be used—in some instances reimagined—to advance decarceration for people with mental health treatment needs in federal and state prison systems. The authors call...
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Federal Sentencing Reporter (2022) 34 (4): 213–215.
Published: 01 April 2022
... 2022 Issue of the Federal Sentencing Reporter explores what could come next in the area of sentencing reform, with a particular focus on two new federal bills proposing notable structural changes to the federal sentencing system. The proposed Sentencing Commission Improvements Act and FIX Clemency Act...
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Federal Sentencing Reporter (2022) 34 (4): 239–244.
Published: 01 April 2022
...Catherine Sevcenko Clemency dates back to ancient times. For centuries everyone accepted that clemency was needed to correct unduly harsh outcomes dictated by law in individual cases. That changed in the United States in the second half of the 20th century, when clemency became associated...
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Federal Sentencing Reporter (2022) 34 (4): 230–232.
Published: 01 April 2022
...Mark Osler As other second-chance sentencing mechanisms are considered and developed, the reform of federal clemency remains important. As part of broader reforms, clemency can—if revived—serve functions that other pathways cannot. It offers a singular breadth and scope, limited only...
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Federal Sentencing Reporter (2021) 33 (5): 293–296.
Published: 01 June 2021
..., the Of ce of the eighteenth century, the sovereign show[s] the splendor of Pardon Attorney, located in the Department of Justice, his majesty through exercising the power of clemency.2 vetted potential presidential pardons and recommended which the president should grant.6 Trump instead cir- Despite...
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Federal Sentencing Reporter (2021) 33 (5): 307–312.
Published: 01 June 2021
... The Trump grants were deployed even more abusively in the future, as Professor small in number and largely terrible.2 Bernadette Meyler has warned, as a form of sovereign power.12 Yet after Trump lost the election, his approach to clemency began to look not just terrible, but uniquely II. Advantages...
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Federal Sentencing Reporter (2021) 33 (5): 297–300.
Published: 01 June 2021
...Matthew Gluck; Jack Goldsmith Since the nineteenth century, presidents have largely relied on recommendations from the Office of the Pardon Attorney when granting pardons and commutations. The current process for making clemency recommendations usually takes more than a year. It is governed...
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Federal Sentencing Reporter (2021) 33 (5): 319–327.
Published: 01 June 2021
...John Gleeson The president’s power to grant clemency is but one feature of a sentence-correction ecosystem. But the abolition of federal parole in the 1980s left the clemency power as the only way to correct lawfully imposed sentences for the simple reason that they are too damn long. This article...
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Federal Sentencing Reporter (2020) 32 (5): 272–275.
Published: 18 June 2020
... bankrupt of offenders. FEDERAL SENTENC ING REPORTER VOL . 32 , NO . 5 JUNE 2020 275 reentry restorative justice recidivism violent offenders clemency commutations compassionate release ...