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26 Jan 2015, 5:07 pm
Congress passed the Fair Sentencing Act in 2010, which reduced but did not eliminate the sentencing disparity between the two drugs. [read post]
23 Jun 2011, 11:21 am by CrimProf BlogEditor
Here is the syllabus: In order to reduce unwarranted federal sentencing disparities, the Sentencing Reform Act of 1984 authorizes the United States Sentencing Commission to create, and to retroactively amend, Sentencing Guidelines to... [read post]
5 Apr 2016, 8:06 pm by CrimProf BlogEditor
Klein (University of Texas School of Law) has posted Sentencing Reductions versus Sentencing Equality (University of Toledo Law Review, Vol. 48, 2016, Forthcoming) on SSRN. [read post]
10 Aug 2015, 9:02 am by CrimProf BlogEditor
The Federal Sentencing Guidelines and the Doctrine of Alternate Variance Sentences (South Carolina Law Review, Vol. 66, No. 4, 2015) on SSRN. [read post]
23 Jul 2007, 2:33 am
” Full story Sentencing Guidelines Council press release, 20th July 2007 Source: Related link: Reduction in sentence for a guilty plea  (PDF) [read post]
30 Jul 2017, 9:00 pm
The Florida Sentencing Guidelines set minimum and maximum sentences for various criminal offenses. [read post]
16 Apr 2017, 3:20 pm by John Floyd
The advisory sentencing guidelines recommended a sentence of 720 months, the U.S. [read post]
27 Jan 2014, 8:26 am
Upon appealing the original sentence, the Michigan Court of Appeals found that the 40 to 70 year sentence was outside of state sentencing guidelines, and excessive. [read post]
5 Jan 2009, 2:55 am
“On Thursday 18 December the Sentencing Advisory Panel issued a consultation paper on the principles that should guide courts when sentencing those under the age of 18 convicted of a criminal offence. [read post]
24 Nov 2017, 7:37 am by Daniel Cappetta
The Massachusetts Sentencing Commission recently approved a series of changes to the Massachusetts Sentencing Guidelines. [read post]
28 Nov 2018, 1:59 pm by Jamie Markham
A judge can order special probation (a split sentence) at sentencing or in response to a violation of probation. [read post]
15 Feb 2016, 12:24 pm by Jamie Markham
The sentence must run consecutively to any sentence being served. [read post]
24 Jul 2014, 7:08 am by Jamie Markham
North Carolina’s first attempt at a presumptive sentencing law was the Fair Sentencing Act (FSA). [read post]
14 Jun 2017, 4:01 am by tracey
‘The Sentencing Council has launched a consultation on its proposed guidelines on sentencing child cruelty. [read post]
9 Oct 2015, 3:25 am by tracey
‘Today, the Sentencing Council has published new guidelines for how offenders convicted of theft should be sentenced. [read post]
26 Feb 2014, 3:26 am by tracey
‘The Sentencing Council is publishing a new guideline for judges and magistrates on the sentencing of environmental offences. [read post]
12 Jul 2016, 9:30 pm by Alina Artunian
Sentencing guidelines are advocated to solve problems of both unduly lenient sentences as well as overly harsh ones. [read post]
31 Jan 2008, 1:21 am
” Full story Sentencing Guidelines Council, 31st January 2008 Source: Related link: The Sentence (PDF) [read post]
30 Nov 2015, 8:24 am by Jamie Markham
 Like previous editions, it contains instructions on felony sentencing, misdemeanor sentencing, and DWI sentencing; the sentencing grids themselves; and various appendices that may be helpful in your work. [read post]
29 Mar 2012, 10:00 pm by Nietzer
The report also provides an analysis of sentencing trends over five years for several key sentencing practices. [read post]