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August 5, 2004

So much sentencing news to report

It's another morning with broad sentencing coverage in the newspapers, and Howard Bashman has the goods here.

There are lots of interesting federal and state Blakely stories in today's collection of articles, including this account of the on-going sentencing hearing in the case of former Wisconsin state Senator Gary George. According to the article, US District Judge Rudolph T. Randa has said "he would conduct George's sentencing under the law used before the guideline system was implemented, which allowed judges to sentence defendants within wide ranges established by Congress. He said he would use the guidelines as 'a valid resource.'"

And this article discusses the remarkable decision of the US Attorney for Northern District of Indiana to seek a blanket stay of all sentencings in his district (discussed here). The article notes that his counterpart in the Southern District of Indiana "said Tuesday she did not plan to request a delay in sentencings. Susan Brooks said her prosecutors would keep in mind the high court's involvement as they considered each criminal case."

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mother of federal prisoner perfect case of enchancements should of had 18-24mnths but got 57mnths lookin for appeal att. have only one shot for 2250 want to make it the best sentenced 5-17-04 . trying to figure out some of this federal stuff have my assos.degree in crimnal law from 1978 but never went in to that field. trying to find out how some of these appeals are bein handled if the court will go back and bring some of these prisoners to base score by computor

Posted by: ellie carter | Jan 18, 2005 11:30:36 PM

have only one shot for 2250 want to make it the best sentenced 5-17-04 . trying to figure out some of this federal stuff have my assos.

Posted by: Robe de Soirée 2013 | Dec 14, 2012 1:26:20 AM

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