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Sentencing Reform: Eliminating Mandatory Minimums, Easing Harsh Sentencing Structures and Building Smart on Crime Solutions One State at a Time

Sentencing Reform: Eliminating Mandatory Minimums, Easing Harsh Sentencing Structures and Building 'Smart on Crime' Solutions -- One State at a Time Mary Price

By Mary Price in June 2004
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NACDL News: NACDL Amicus Brief: Congress Violated the Equal Protection Clause and Exacerbated Racial Disparity in Reaffirming the Sentencing Disparity for Powder to Crack Cocaine

In an amicus curiae brief filed on Dec. 18, 2014, in Davis v. United States Sentencing Commission, an appeal of a dismissal of a petition for writ of mandamus now pending in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, NACDL forcefully and methodically demonstrates that Congress’s 1995 reaffirmation of the 100:1 federal sentencing ratio for powder to crack cocaine violated the Equal Protection Clause of the U.S. Constitution.

By Ivan Dominguez and Isaac Kramer in March 2015
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No Need for a Booker Fix (From the President)
There is no need to return to the mandatory federal sentencing regime that the U.S. Supreme Court held unconstitutional in United States v. Booker. The shift to advisory guidelines following Booker has resulted in a more reasonable federal sentencing system.
By Lisa M. Wayne in March 2012
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Reviews in Review

Reviews in Review Ellen S. Podgor December 2002 40   Federal sentencing — role of counsel Douglas A. Berman From Lawlessness to Too Much Law? Exploring the Risk of Disparity from Differences in Defense Counsel Under Guidelines Sentencing 87 IOWA L.REV. 435 (2002) What role does defense counsel

By Ellen S. Podgor in December 2002
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A Blakely Primer: An End to the Federal Sentencing Guidelines?

A Blakely Primer: An End to the Federal Sentencing Guidelines? Steven G. Kalar, Jane L. McClellan

By Steven G. Kalar, Jane L. McClellan in August 2004
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Some of the Distortions to Justice Caused by the Sentencing Guidelines

Some of the Distortions to Justice Caused by the Sentencing Guidelines Kathryn Keneally

By Kathryn Keneally in August 2004
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Fighting the Feeney fear factor: The federal courts strike back
Fighting the Feeney fear factor: The federal courts strike back
By Mark H. Allenbaugh in January/February 2004
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Fanfan and Blakel Decisions Could Cause Major Changes

Fanfan and Blakel Decisions Could Cause Major Changes Carmen D. Hernandez

By Carmen D. Hernandez in December 2004
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An Introduction to Federal Sentencing

While the sentencing of criminal defendants has not changed much after the 2005 decision in United States v. Booker, sentences are not controlled by the Sentencing Guidelines in the same way they used to be. Judges have more flexibility to evaluate cases individually. Even for courts that are willing to impose sentences outside the guidelines range, the guidelines are still important. The guidelines are the starting point. It is therefore still important to understand how they work.

By Alan Ellis in June 2016
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NACDL News: Stakeholders Meet to Discuss Alternative Sentencing
Criminal justice stakeholders met in Washington, D.C., on March 7-8, 2016, to engage in a dialogue focused on priorities for expanding the use of effective alternative sentencing programs.
By Ivan J. Dominguez and Ezra Dunkle-Polier in May 2016
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