October 22, 2005
So many sentencing developments
Though all the Miers buzz remains fascinating (and yet still incomplete on many fronts), big developments for sentencing fans are coming from so many other fronts. As is my practice, I have highlighted below just some of the highlights since my last review:
SCOTUS DEVELOPMENTS AND COMMENTARY
- SCOTUS taking up Blakely harmless error issue!
- O Recuenco, Recuenco, wherefore art thou granted Recuenco?
- Justice Scalia on Sixth Amendment errors as structural
- SCOTUS speaks to Atkins capital procedures
- Further reflections on Schriro v. Smith
- More on a big SCOTUS sentencing day
- First opinion of Roberts Court is a win for a criminal defendant! On habeas!
- The Chief goes swimming
- The best(?) argument in support of Harriet Miers
BOOKER DEVELOPMENTS AND COMMENTARY
- FSR call for Booker commentary
- Still more cracks in crack sentencing guidelines
- Another set of (limited) post-Booker data from the USSC
- My Booker data "wish list"
- Is it time for a USSC hearing about the post-Booker world?
- Notable 2d Circuit ruling on harmless error
- Seventh Circuit on departures and reasonableness review
- Mark your Booker calenders
BLAKELY DEVELOPMENTS AND COMMENTARY
- New Mexico Supreme Court deepens state split over Blakely
- Alaska on Blakely's applicability to juvenile transfer
- Lots of Blakely action in Colorado
- Will SCOTUS notice or care about Blakely errors in Tennessee?
- Divided Washington Supreme Court finds Blakely inapplicable to consecutive sentencing
DEATH PENALTY DEVELOPMENTS AND COMMENTARY
- Moussaoui wowie
- Major Tennessee ruling upholds lethal injection protocol
- The latest on bill to restrict habeas
- Virginia governor campaign spotlights death penalty and religion
- New resource examining religion and the death penalty
- Major Florida ruling on application of Ring
- Few clues on capital views of CJ Roberts
OTHER SENTENCING DEVELOPMENTS AND COMMENTARY
- Amazing Stanford Law Review issue on "More Perfect" sentencing reforms
- Parsing the latest crime stats
- Interesting new report on 3-strikes in California
- Fascinating Illinois decision on proportionality
- Women and mothers behind bars
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