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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]
1 Jul 2021, 3:30 am by Sami Z Azhari
When the truth-in-sentencing law was enacted in 1998, defendants who were sentenced for first-degree murder were often serving 50% or less of their sentences. [read post]
11 Jun 2014, 7:16 am by Jamie Markham
Entering a sentence is more than a mere recitation of months and years and dollars. [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]
9 Dec 2014, 7:49 am by Jamie Markham
That is true even if the new sentence will be less severe than the initial sentence. [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]
1 Oct 2019, 3:58 pm by Jamie Markham
You cannot tell the story of Structured Sentencing without highlighting the role of the North Carolina Sentencing and Policy Advisory Commission. [read post]
25 Feb 2019, 5:50 pm by Quinta Jurecic
  Manafort Defense Sentencing Memo (PDF)Manafort Defense Sentencing Memo (Text) [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]
20 Sep 2022, 10:23 pm by dougkans
  This means custodial sentences in Minnesota […] The post What Is Determinate Sentencing in Minnesota? [read post]
21 Aug 2014, 8:15 am
The Law Library of Congress is proud to present a new report, Sentencing Guidelines. [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]
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]
17 Jun 2009, 2:50 am
“This is the sixth research report published by the Sentencing Advisory Panel. [read post]