December 13, 2004
The wait continues: no Booker and Fanfan!
Despite the widely shared belief when cert. was granted in August that the Supreme Court would resolve the post-Blakely fate of the federal sentencing guidelines this year, it now appears that we will have to wait until at least January for a decision in Booker and Fanfan. The Court was busy today, issuing a number of opinions as detailed by SCOTUSblog here, but no Booker and Fanfan.
December 13, 2004 at 10:26 AM | Permalink
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Tracked on Dec 13, 2004 10:39:08 AM
One advantage of living in California is the time zone. I slept well last night thinking that when I awoke at 7 a.m., Booker/Fanfan would be waiting for me. Argh!
Posted by: Mike | Dec 13, 2004 1:33:19 PM