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2 Oct 2009, 6:10 am
 At Sentencing Law and Policy, Douglas Berman suggests that incorporation would spawn new legal battles over which "sensitive places" warrant gun restrictions notwithstanding a right to bear arms. [read post]
31 Oct 2008, 3:40 am
The crack-cocaine epidemic of the mid-1980s led Congress to pass much tougher sentencing laws for possession of crack, dwarfing the sentences for possession of the cocaine powder from which crack is derived, says Douglas Berman, a law professor at Ohio State University who writes an influential sentencing blog.H/T: Sentencing Law and Policy. [read post]
27 May 2010, 6:24 am by admin
In his blog, Sentencing Law and Policy, Professor Douglas Berman poses the following question: “Should the politics surrounding this matter serve as an aggravating or mitigating factor at sentencing? [read post]
12 Aug 2013, 12:49 pm by JaneAnne
   The government had appealed the sentence as substantively unreasonable, but the Eighth Circuit did not reach that issue, implicitly holding as Douglas Berman has suggested that the sentence was not per se unreasonable. [read post]
11 Jul 2007, 8:20 am
Adams from the Justice Department's Office of Pardon Attorney, and sentencing law specialist, Douglas Berman of Ohio State University. [read post]
20 Jun 2008, 9:58 pm
In a recent paper published on Professor Douglas Berman's sentencing website, an Assistant Federal Defender traced the history of this guideline and pointed out its serious flaws, which were clearly evident in this case. [read post]
15 Nov 2017, 3:55 am by Edith Roberts
” At the Sentencing Law and Policy blog, Douglas Berman considers “what the voting dynamics might reveal” in Monday’s cert denial in death-penalty case Reeves v. [read post]
4 Oct 2009, 7:46 pm
Update: Law Prof Douglas Berman of Sentencing Law and Policy has compiled a list of the term's cases most likely to affect sentencing. [read post]
27 Sep 2007, 4:05 pm
.), and Douglas Berman (Moritz College of Law-Ohio State University). [read post]
27 May 2010, 6:24 am by admin
In his blog, Sentencing Law and Policy, Professor Douglas Berman poses the following question: “Should the politics surrounding this matter serve as an aggravating or mitigating factor at sentencing? [read post]
21 Jan 2010, 8:23 am by Erin Miller
Times: Supreme Court overturns ban on direct corporate spending on elections New York Times: Justices Overturn Key Campaign Limits Washington Post: Supreme Court rejects limits on corporate spending in electoral campaigns Blogs and Commentary Steve Hoersting at NRO's Bench Memos: Freedom in Citizens United Douglas Berman at Sentencing Law and Policy: Will Citizens United ruling impact crime and justice campaign advertising? [read post]
29 Jul 2010, 6:53 am by Erin Miller
Douglas Berman at Sentencing Law & Policy posts a proposal by a federal district court judge to hold trial judges accountable – in light of their increased discretion to depart from federal sentencing guidelines – by publishing their sentencing decisions. ?        [read post]
29 Jun 2010, 9:25 am by Erin Miller
We also started hosting a debate between outside commentators on McDonald, starting with entries by Douglas Berman, Steven Calabresi, Ilya Shapiro, Jack Rakove, Nelson Lund, and Randy Barnett.   [read post]
8 Jun 2010, 7:11 am by Jay Willis
At the Sentencing Law Blog, Douglas Berman discusses the “fascinating sentencing dog[] that did not end up barking” in Monday’s Barber v. [read post]
21 Mar 2012, 6:25 am by Conor McEvily
At Sentencing Law and Policy, Douglas A. [read post]
31 Oct 2011, 8:06 am by Lovechilde
Berman concludes that "the austerity class has done such a good job of demonizing deficits that it’s difficult to make the case for their necessity, even in the short term. [read post]