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Federal Sentencing Reporter (2021) 34 (1): 23–28.
Published: 01 October 2021
... 2019 dataset of over 20,000 cases sentenced for drug crimes. Results show that judges employed various mechanisms to reduce statutory- and guidelines-based penalties. Strategies by judges include avoiding mandatory minimums (using the safety valve and otherwise), giving greater point reductions than...
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Federal Sentencing Reporter (2021) 33 (5): 319–327.
Published: 01 June 2021
... reevaluations of the men these incarcerated individuals have become after all their years in prison, and inject some humanity and justice into a sentencing regime that is still in desperate need of both. Sentencing Mandatory Minimums Compassionate Release Clemency First Step Act Punishment Judges Guns...
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Federal Sentencing Reporter (2021) 33 (4): 262–264.
Published: 01 April 2021
..., a nonpartisan tech non-profit, enables System Actors to make data-driven decisions as part of their regular workflows. This article describes Recidiviz’s work modeling the projected influence of eliminating mandatory minimums in Virginia, including state costs avoided, impact on the prison population...
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Federal Sentencing Reporter (2021) 33 (3): 189–196.
Published: 01 February 2021
... their worst act—could be salvaged, and deserved happiness. © 2021 Vera Institute of Justice. All rights reserved. 2021 Judge Weinstein sentencing sentencing guidelines mandatory minimums terrorism child pornography deterrence Sentencing with Love, Not Hate I. Just get out of the way and let...
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Federal Sentencing Reporter (2014) 26 (5): 298–301.
Published: 01 June 2014
...John G. Malcolm Beginning in the 1980’s, Congress passed a series of “tough on crime” mandatory minimum sentences. While increased periods of incarceration contributed to reduced crime rates, the pendulum has swung too far. Mandatory minimum sentences designed for “kingpins” are often meted out...
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Federal Sentencing Reporter (2014) 26 (4): 252–257.
Published: 01 April 2014
.... Second, the amendment continues to base the offense levels in the Drug Quantity Table on the mandatory minimums in the drug trafficking statute. The Commission should delink the Drug Quantity Table from the mandatory minimums. An increasing number of drug defendants escape the operation of otherwise...