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8 Feb 2017, 3:29 am by tracey
‘The Sentencing Council guideline on imposition is effective in all courts from today, 1 February 2017. [read post]
10 Nov 2016, 1:13 pm by Jamie Markham
Probationary sentences raise some special concerns. [read post]
4 Jul 2009, 6:34 am
I have no problem with an effective life sentence or even a longer-than-life sentence, but these blockbuster sentences somehow seem just wrong. [read post]
25 Mar 2009, 3:11 pm
The report also provides an analysis of sentencing trends over five years for several key sentencing practices. [read post]
23 Nov 2009, 2:26 am
"On 20 November 2009 the Sentencing Guidelines Council published its definitive guideline “Overarching Principles â€" Sentencing Youths”, which will apply to offenders sentenced on or after 30 November 2009. [read post]
23 Mar 2010, 4:21 pm by CrimProf BlogEditor
Ellen Podgor has an interesting post at White Collar Crime Prof questioning whether the increased length of prison sentences for white collar crimes should impact the security level of the prison at which they must be served. [read post]
2 Dec 2009, 3:37 pm
I am pleased to discover that the US Sentencing Commission has some fresh new sentencing data now up on its website. [read post]
25 Feb 2014, 8:22 am by Andrew Stine
Under Florida law the sentencing guidelines and laws are in place to provide uniformity of sentence. [read post]
20 Mar 2013, 1:49 pm by Lewis B Gainor
When the truth-in-sentencing law was enacted in 1998, defendants who were sentenced for first degree murder were serving 50% or less of their sentences. [read post]
7 Feb 2016, 10:00 pm by Jon Katz
Even when it is not clear whether those sentencing changes will or will not be retroactive for crimes committed before the sentencing change, little is risked by delaying a sentencing date until the more favorable sentencing scheme takes effect. [read post]
4 Dec 2015, 11:59 am by admin
Turning to the Federal Sentencing Guidelines, U.S.S.G. [read post]
1 Nov 2011, 10:49 pm by Mary Whisner
There's a big new study of federal sentencing AND the federal government has begun reviewing the sentences of people serving time for crack cocaine offenses.StudyYesterday the United States Sentencing Commission submitted to Congress a huge (645 pages!) [read post]
21 Aug 2014, 8:15 am
The Law Library of Congress is proud to present a new report, Sentencing Guidelines. [read post]
12 Jul 2008, 1:27 pm
You know we live in tough sentencing times when even an ailing elderly nun cannot get a sentencing break. [read post]
17 Aug 2014, 5:38 am
Holder Jr. sharply criticized the growing trend of evidence-based sentencing, in which courts use data-driven predictions of defendants’ future crime risk to shape sentences. [read post]
15 May 2012, 2:25 am by sally
“A tougher approach to the way those convicted of dangerous dog offences are treated by the courts is contained in a new guideline from the Sentencing Council published today.” Full story Sentencing Council, 15th May 2012 Source: http://sentencingcouncil.judiciary.gov.uk Related link: Dangerous Dog Offences Definitive Guideline (PDF) [read post]
3 Feb 2014, 3:59 am by tracey
’ Full guidelines Sentencing Council, 31st January 2014 Source: http://http://sentencingcouncil.judiciary.gov.uk [read post]
17 Jun 2009, 2:50 am
“This is the sixth research report published by the Sentencing Advisory Panel. [read post]
19 Mar 2014, 2:17 pm by Michael Lowe
The 2014 Proposed Amendments to the Federal Sentencing Guidelines by the United States Sentencing Commission (full text) have been added to the Michael Lowe Digital Library. by The post 2014 Proposed Amendments to the Federal Sentencing Guidelines by the U.S. [read post]