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July 8, 2004

The hits just keep on coming

Many thanks to my many thoughtful readers who pass along big news as it breaks. Here's the latest: Senior US District Judge Peter Dorsey of the District of Connecticut has issued a memorandum opinion adopting what Judge Cassell deemed in Croxford the “the second option” -- that is, finding that upward enhancements are barred by Blakely but that, under the maxim that courts must avoid constitutional consequences at all costs, the Guidelines as a whole need not be found unconstitutional. The case is US v. Toro, 3:02CR362(PCD), and it is linked here:
Download toro_ruling.pdf

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Many thanks to my many thoughtful readers who pass along big news as it breaks.

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