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20 Apr 2018, 4:22 am by Edith Roberts
At the Sentencing Law and Policy Blog, Douglas Berman observes that “the appellate review of sentences — and all of federal sentencing under advisory Guidelines — would benefit significantly from the Court’s further guidance on the contours of reasonableness review,” and suggests that a pending cert petition in Ford-Bey v. [read post]
19 Apr 2018, 4:26 am by Edith Roberts
” At the Sentencing Law and Policy Blog, Douglas Berman notes that “it is hard to know how many federal prisoners have viable Dimaya claims, while it is easy to know that all prisoners will face an array of possible procedural headaches when trying now to raise Dimaya claims. [read post]
31 Mar 2018, 7:17 pm
Mnookin, Theaters of Proof: Visual Evidence and the Law in Call Northside 777, Lawrence Douglas, Film as Witness: Screening Nazi Concentration Camps Before the Nuremberg Tribunal, William Finnegan, A Reporter at Large, Robert A. [read post]
31 Mar 2018, 7:17 pm by Christine Corcos
Mnookin, Theaters of Proof: Visual Evidence and the Law in Call Northside 777, Lawrence Douglas, Film as Witness: Screening Nazi Concentration Camps Before the Nuremberg Tribunal, William Finnegan, A Reporter at Large, Robert A. [read post]
28 Mar 2018, 3:48 am by Edith Roberts
 Douglas Berman analyzes the argument for this blog. [read post]
27 Mar 2018, 4:32 am by Edith Roberts
 Douglas Berman had this blog’s preview. [read post]
22 Mar 2018, 9:01 pm by Jim Sedor
Judge Rules Defamation Case Against Trump May ProceedWashington Post – Mark Berman and Frances Stead Sellers | Published: 3/20/2018 A New York judge rejected a bid by President Trump to dismiss a lawsuit relating to his alleged groping of Summer Zervos, who was a contestant on “The Apprentice. [read post]
20 Mar 2018, 7:42 am by Justin Marceau
This question of statutory interpretation is an important one, and has attracted the attention of sentencing law scholar Douglas Berman, who argues in an amicus brief that the disputed phrase “based on” should be construed broadly so as to give effect to the congressional intent to maximize sentencing fairness and uniformity. [read post]
1 Mar 2018, 7:34 pm
"Entire First Circuit urges Supreme Court to revisit Harmelin's limits on Eighth Amendment challenges to extreme adult prison sentence": Douglas A. [read post]
1 Feb 2018, 4:41 am by Edith Roberts
” At the Sentencing Law and Policy blog, Douglas Berman notes that “[t]he Supreme Court has three(!) [read post]
5 Jan 2018, 5:19 am by Joe Hodnicki
For commentary and analysis of this development, see this Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform post by OSU Law Prof Douglas Berman. [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]
14 Sep 2017, 6:24 pm by Colleen Fitzharris, E.D. Mich.
  In the immediate aftermath of Hurst, Professor Douglas Berman predicted there“will likely be multi-headed, snake-like litigation that will grow and grow again” in Florida, federal, and other state courts. [read post]
23 Jun 2017, 4:25 am by Edith Roberts
” At the Sentencing Law and Policy blog, Douglas Berman weighs in The Washington Post Fact Checker’s assertion that a statement about sex-offender recidivism by Justice Samuel Alito in Packingham v. [read post]
6 Jun 2017, 3:57 am by Edith Roberts
Douglas Berman discusses the decision at Sentencing Law and Policy, noting that the “opinion’s first footnote indicates that a majority of circuit courts embraced a broader view of the federal forfeiture statute,” which suggests “that SCOTUS these days is generally more pro-defendant on a wide range of sentencing issues than most lower federal courts. [read post]
6 Apr 2017, 4:38 am by Edith Roberts
” At the Sentencing Law and Policy blog, Douglas Berman considers Monday’s decision in Dean v. [read post]
5 Apr 2017, 4:45 am by Edith Roberts
Douglas Berman has this blog’s opinion analysis. [read post]