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10 May 2016, 6:25 pm by CrimProf BlogEditor
Here is the abstract: The United States Sentencing Guidelines are the mandatory starting point and the lodestone for the sentences of... [read post]
26 Sep 2016, 4:34 am by The Law Office of Philip D. Cave
On the rare occasion when sentence relief was granted, it was usually not based on factual sufficiency or sentence appropriateness. [read post]
13 May 2009, 2:46 am
“On Tuesday 12 May the Sentencing Advisory Panel published a consultation paper on sentencing for burglary in a dwelling. [read post]
10 Mar 2011, 4:03 am by sally
Sentencing Council, 8th March 2011 Source: www.sentencingcouncil.org.uk [read post]
11 Aug 2011, 8:53 am by Maureen Cosgrove
[JURIST] A Pennsylvania judge was sentenced Wednesday to 28 years in prison for his participation in a juvenile sentencing scandal [JURIST news archive]. [read post]
29 Sep 2008, 12:00 am
  I have heard that six months was the maximum sentence. [read post]
14 Mar 2017, 7:18 am by pagepate
The Federal Sentencing Guidelines are guidelines that judges consider when determining an appropriate sentence for someone who has been convicted of a federal crime. [read post]
11 Oct 2008, 10:33 am
YOGI BERRA could have written a recently released report on the failure of mandatory minimum sentences. [read post]
2 Sep 2008, 1:43 pm
I saw this blog post on Sentencing Law and Policy reporting that the Delaware Supreme Court vacated a conviction based on a constitutional speedy trial violation stemming from a delayed sentencing proceeding. [read post]
4 Feb 2016, 9:23 am by Jamie Markham
Contingent sentence (active sentence followed by probation). [read post]
11 Aug 2015, 11:11 am
Many Federal crimes are subject to the Federal Sentencing Guidelines. [read post]
9 Dec 2014, 7:49 am by Jamie Markham
A North Carolina defendant has a common law right to be personally present when a criminal sentence is pronounced. [read post]
15 Feb 2016, 10:27 am by Tom Rees
The Court expressly did not decide the constitutionality of the Truth in Sentencing provisions. [read post]
5 Aug 2015, 5:03 am by Timothy P. Flynn
Our High Court ruled that so long as Michigan's sentencing process requires trial judges to make findings of fact to which a defendant does not confess or that a jury did not determine beyond a reasonable doubt, that process was unconstitutional.Scrapping the sentencing guidelines, the Supreme Court further mandated that sentencing judges must now treat the sentencing guidelines as "advisory only". [read post]
2 Jan 2013, 7:14 am
The United States Sentencing Commission recently published a data report on the results of Congress' Fair Sentencing Act of 2010. [read post]
20 Mar 2013, 8:52 am by russell
Mandatory sentences subvert justice for several reasons. [read post]
8 May 2015, 5:55 am by Mintzer Law
In order to make sure that sentences are accorded to the seriousness of the crime and that people with similar criminal record get similar sentences, judges have sentencing guidelines. [read post]
4 Feb 2009, 12:37 pm
I just received via e-mail this notice of a new report from the folks at The Sentencing Project: A new report by The Sentencing Project highlights 17 states that enacted sentencing and corrections reforms in 2008. [read post]
12 Oct 2014, 9:04 am by russell
The United States Sentencing Commission has voted unanimously to roll back all federal drug sentences by two levels. [read post]