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Federal Sentencing Reporter (2020) 33 (1-2): 1–2.
Published: 01 December 2020
... added perspective to a rapidly changing world that still often seems hard to fully grasp. © 2020 Vera Institute of Justice. All rights reserved. 2020 sentencing reform COVID racial justice sentencing commission E D I T O R S O B S E R V A T I O N S Seeking Criminal Justice Clarity amid...
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Federal Sentencing Reporter (2020) 33 (1-2): 27–35.
Published: 01 December 2020
... blocked from petitioning their sentencing court by the Bureau of Prisons. Importantly, courts are empowered to find grounds for release beyond those specifically enumerated in the now-outdated Sentencing Commission policy statement that formerly restricted compassionate release decisions. After observing...
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Federal Sentencing Reporter (2020) 33 (1-2): 3–10.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Rachel E. Barkow This essay explores how the role of the United States Sentencing Commission has changed over time. It has gone through three different phases in terms of its role (either actual or perceived) in federal sentencing. The first phase covers the Commission at its inception...
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Federal Sentencing Reporter (2014) 26 (5): 283–286.
Published: 01 June 2014
... the continued constitutional fallout from Blakely , and the current policy debates that have come to define modern sentencing systems. © 2014 Vera Institute of Justice 2014 Sentencing punishment crime Blakely Supreme Court mass incarceration sentencing guidelines Congress Sentencing Commission...
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Federal Sentencing Reporter (2014) 26 (4): 258–262.
Published: 01 April 2014
...Todd Haugh The United States Sentencing Commission has drawn much criticism over the years. Stakeholders have impugned the institutional structure of the Commission and the operation of the Guidelines, and they’ve even attacked the Commissioners themselves. While many of the criticisms...
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Federal Sentencing Reporter (2012) 24 (5): 335–337.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Frank O. Bowman, III These Editor's Observations introduce Volume 24, Number 5 of the Federal Sentencing Reporter, an issue devoted to renewed discussion in Congress and the U.S. Sentencing Commission about whether there is a need for legislative action to revise or replace the advisory federal...
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Federal Sentencing Reporter (2012) 24 (5): 356–368.
Published: 01 June 2012
... system, one of which — that originally proposed by the Constitution Project and more recently endorsed by Judge William Sessions, former Chair of the U.S. Sentencing Commission — is markedly superior to the present system. Third, the difficult problem is not designing a sentencing mechanism better than...