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Federal Sentencing Reporter (2022) 34 (5): 318–321.
Published: 01 June 2022
...Jacob Schuman Judges and courts play a key role in federal community supervision. To understand the part of the judiciary in community supervision and reentry, I interviewed two federal judges about their work. First, Judge L. Felipe Restrepo of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit told...
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Federal Sentencing Reporter (2021) 33 (5): 319–327.
Published: 01 June 2021
... with their refusals to cooperate and/or plead guilty. This article describes the Holloway Project and how it has used what has become known colloquially as the “compassionate release” statute, 18 U.S.C. § 3582(c)(1)(A), and 2018’s First Step Act to persuade federal judges to undertake holistic, compassionate...
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Federal Sentencing Reporter (2021) 33 (3): 184–188.
Published: 01 February 2021
...Thomas Ward Frampton © 2021 Vera Institute of Justice. All rights reserved. 2021 judges sentencing robes mass incarceration Code of Judicial Conduct Hanging Up the Robe I. Introduction When a death sentence is carried out in the United States, the executioner often wears a distinct...
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Federal Sentencing Reporter (2019) 32 (2): 76–85.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Sarah French Russell Under the First Step Act of 2018, federal prisoners may now petition courts directly for reduction of their sentences, and judges may grant such requests if “extraordinary and compelling reasons” support reduction. Judges are also in the process of imposing reduced sentences...
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Federal Sentencing Reporter (2014) 26 (4): 258–262.
Published: 01 April 2014
... Institute of Justice 2014 Criminal law criminal procedure sentencing corrections sentencing commission sentencing reform drug crimes drugs incarceration prisons federal judges The Reform Commission I. Introduction The United States Sentencing Commission takes a lot of hits. In the past...