NACDL - Doe v. United States

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

Documents

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).

Argument

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.

Author(s)

Harry Sandick, Joshua A. Goldberg, Juvaria S. Khan, Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP, New York, NY; Joel B. Rudin, Law Offices of Joel B. Rudin, New York, NY.