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5 Aug 2015, 5:03 am by Timothy P. Flynn
Our High Court ruled that so long as Michigan's sentencing process requires trial judges to make findings of fact to which a defendant does not confess or that a jury did not determine beyond a reasonable doubt, that process was unconstitutional.Scrapping the sentencing guidelines, the Supreme Court further mandated that sentencing judges must now treat the sentencing guidelines as "advisory only". [read post]
15 Feb 2016, 10:27 am by Tom Rees
The Court expressly did not decide the constitutionality of the Truth in Sentencing provisions. [read post]
9 Dec 2014, 7:49 am by Jamie Markham
A North Carolina defendant has a common law right to be personally present when a criminal sentence is pronounced. [read post]
8 May 2015, 5:55 am by Mintzer Law
In order to make sure that sentences are accorded to the seriousness of the crime and that people with similar criminal record get similar sentences, judges have sentencing guidelines. [read post]
14 Jan 2018, 8:20 am by Jon Katz
Virginia drug sentencing – Fairfax criminal lawyer weighs in Virginia drug sentencing involves dealing with a tough sentencing statute Virginia drug sentencing can involve stiff penalties. [read post]
29 Jun 2018, 1:15 pm by Michael Lowe
“Mandatory sentencing laws: Undermining the effectiveness of determinate sentencing reform. [read post]
4 Feb 2009, 12:37 pm
I just received via e-mail this notice of a new report from the folks at The Sentencing Project: A new report by The Sentencing Project highlights 17 states that enacted sentencing and corrections reforms in 2008. [read post]
1 Nov 2011, 9:10 am by Alexandra Malatesta
[JURIST] The US Sentencing Commission (USSC) [official website] released new guidelines [materials] Tuesday that will reduce the federal minimum sentencing guidelines for those convicted on charges related to crack cocaine. [read post]
2 Dec 2019, 9:46 am by William Jaksa
Sentencing is not a strictly codified […] The post What Do Judges Consider in Sentencing? [read post]
9 Nov 2008, 5:23 am
Previously noted here, both the government and defense filed their sentencing memos in a case with arguments far apart on what should be the appropriate sentence for the defendants found guilty following a reinsurance contract between AIG and General Re.... [read post]
5 Aug 2022, 7:27 am by David Oscar Markus
Wong: Nominee for Commissioner of the United States Sentencing CommissionCandice C. [read post]
11 Jun 2013, 2:30 am by David Oscar Markus
Maybe it's the Texas system where the jury issues the sentence... [read post]
2 Dec 2011, 7:42 am by Brian Shiffrin
In either case, the sentences on two such offenses must be concurrent. [read post]
The post US Supreme Court rules that federal sentencing law does not require consecutive sentences appeared first on JURIST - News. [read post]