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25 Jan 2011, 11:59 am by admin
On January 10, 2011, the WLF, representing 18 noted law school deans and professors, former federal judges, and former prosecutors (including Jeff Ifrah, founding partner of Ifrah PLLC), filed an amicus brief in support of Rubashkin with the pro bono assistance of Professor Douglas Berman, author of the influential blog Sentencing Law and Policy. [read post]
25 Jan 2011, 11:59 am by admin
On January 10, 2011, the WLF, representing 18 noted law school deans and professors, former federal judges, and former prosecutors (including Jeff Ifrah, founding partner of Ifrah PLLC), filed an amicus brief in support of Rubashkin with the pro bono assistance of Professor Douglas Berman, author of the influential blog Sentencing Law and Policy. [read post]
18 Oct 2010, 6:39 am by James Bickford
At Sentencing Law and Policy Blog, Douglas Berman provides a link to the underlying study and notes that the public also disagrees with Kennedy v. [read post]
23 Sep 2010, 7:30 am by Amanda Rice
At Sentencing Law and PolicySentencing Law and Policy, Douglas Berman analyzes Justice Kagan’s decision to “break ranks” with the other women on the Court by voting against a stay of Teresa Lewis’s execution.  [read post]
7 Sep 2010, 1:21 pm by Marie S. Newman
The National Law Journal's supplement, Law Schools--A Special Report, highlights five "pioneers in law blogging," who are some of the best-known bloggers in legal academic--Professors Douglas Berman (Sentencing Law and Policy); Paul Caron (TaxProf Blog); Christine Hurt (The Conglomerate); Brian Leiter (Brian Leiter's Law School Reports); and Eugene Volokh (The Volokh Conspiracy). [read post]
1 Sep 2010, 7:04 am by Elie Mystal
“I turned and he cut himself with something he had brought into the courtroom.”After Markoff offed himself, Professor Douglas Berman wrote on his blog, Sentencing Law and Policy, that from a utilitarian perspective we should be happy about Markoff’s suicide. [read post]
20 Aug 2010, 11:45 am by Robert Ambrogi
Our guests are: Douglas Berman, professor of law at Moritz College of Law at Ohio State University and author of the blog Sentencing Law and Policy. [read post]
19 Aug 2010, 2:19 pm by Elie Mystal
[Idea exChange] * I had a chance to expand on my thought about Phillip Markoff’s suicide with Professor Douglas Berman — who said he was happy from a utilitarian standpoint with Markoff’s suicide — and Leslie Walker — Executive Director of Prisoners’ Legal Services in Boston. [read post]
19 Aug 2010, 10:04 am by Legal Talk Network
Craig Williams welcome Douglas Berman, Law Professor at Moritz College of Law at Ohio State University, who first prompts the question on his blog, Sentencing Law and Policy, about how we react to this turn of events in the legal process, along with special guests Elie Mystal, Editor at Above the Law, and Leslie Walker, Executive Director of Prisoners’ Legal Services in Boston for a discussion about justice denied. [read post]
16 Aug 2010, 12:14 pm by Elie Mystal
Over on Sentencing Law and Policy (gavel bang: WSJ Law Blog), Ohio State law professor Douglas Berman makes an interesting point: [A]ssuming he was guilty, my first reaction here is to be pleased. [read post]
6 Aug 2010, 12:47 pm by Dan Markel
Moderator: Professor Bradley Shannon, Florida Coastal School of Law  Speakers: Professor Leonard Rotman, University of Windsor Faculty of Law (Canada); Professor George Kuney, The University of Tennessee College of Law; Professor Alex Bolla, Samford University, Cumberland School of Law; Professor Linda Jellum, Mercer University School of Law; Professor Douglas Moll, University of Houston Law CenterRoundtable Discussion Why Do We Have the Fourth Amendment? [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]
15 Jul 2010, 6:42 am by Erin Miller
The decision, according to Douglas Berman of Sentencing Law & Policy, highlighted how “Second Amendment jurisprudence is going to be very messy and very challenging” in the wake of McDonald.   [read post]