February 18, 2005
Heading home after a great DC week
Providing the flip-side of this post summarizing earlier developments, as I get ready to head home after an exciting DC week, I have set out below links to recent developments and commentary. I hope to be back on-line by late Friday afternoon, though the following provides lots of reading in the meantime:
USSC HEARING HIGHLIGHTS AND COMMENTARY
- Highlights from the USSC hearing transcripts
- Departures, variances and defense advocacy
- Topical highlights from Day 2 of the USSC hearings
- The importance of, and another great example of, district court Booker explanations
- The USSC hearings continue...
- Pondering a victim's role in sentencing
- A few highlights from Day 1 of the USSC hearings
BOOKER CIRCUIT COURT RULINGS AND COMMENTARY
- Time to put out an APB for the 5th Circuit?
- Sorting the pipeline cases
- 11th Circuit speaks on retroactivity
- Another impressive Sixth Circuit Booker episode
- Booker developments in the Second Circuit
- In today's great episode of how the Sixth Circuit turns...
- Sorting through the Circuit circus
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It is clear that many Circuit judges who have never personally been through a sentencing hearing, still do not understand the bottom line of Booker. See the convoluted f.n., 8 of Judge Berzon's 9th Cir. opinion in U.S. v. Moreno-Hernandez stating "Booker bars the district court from considering only those facts not found by the jury other than the fact of prior conviction."
Posted by: Paula Porter | Feb 18, 2005 6:01:13 PM