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Federal Sentencing Reporter (2023) 35 (4-5): 300–303.
Published: 01 June 2023
... Justice Department Feeney amendment U.S. v. Booker First Step Act of 2017 determinate sentencing “second look” sentencing parole compassionate release clemency Law without Order, Then Too Much Order, Then Not Enough? RONALD WEICH* Dean of the University of Baltimore School of Law Judge Marvin...
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Federal Sentencing Reporter (2023) 35 (3): 181–185.
Published: 01 February 2023
... significant medical conditions, many of whom have already served many years in prison and demonstrate compelling rehabilitation, these categories remain viable—and even promising— avenues for release. © 2023 Vera Institute of Justice. All rights reserved. 2023 compassionate release clemency...
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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
... practices have rendered pardoning on the federal level democratically suspect and suggests a mechanism for re-invigorating pardoning as a democratic process. © 2021 Vera Institute of Justice. All rights reserved. 2021 Pardoning clemency President Donald Trump theatricality democracy clemency...
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Federal Sentencing Reporter (2021) 33 (5): 307–312.
Published: 01 June 2021
...,” as a majority of state constitutions already provide. © 2021 Vera Institute of Justice. All rights reserved. 2021 Pardon Article II Clemency Amnesty Framers U.S. Constitution Rebellion Federalist No. 74 Trump Insurrection Article II and the Pardon Power: Did the Framers Drop the Ball? I...
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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 (2020) 32 (5): 272–275.
Published: 18 June 2020
... reserved. 2020 reentry restorative justice recidivism violent offenders clemency commutations compassionate release A Real Second Chance Upon reading the compassionate release provisions of the Second Chance and First Step Acts, one can t help but wonder if they are the legal system s cruel...