Doe v. United States

Brief of the New York Council of Defense Lawyers and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers as Amici Curiae in Support of Petitioner-Appellee and Affirmance.

Brief filed: 01/04/2016


Doe v. United States

2nd Circuit Court of Appeals; Case No. 15-1967

Prior Decision

Decision below 2015 WL 2452613 (E.D.N.Y. May 21, 2015).


Appellate courts have applied the abuse-of-discretion standard of review when reviewing sentencing and post-sentencing proceedings. This Court should apply the abuse of discretion standard with appropriate deference.

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