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March 10, 2006

A local perspective on Foster

This short piece in the Marietta Times entitled "New sentencing rule felt locally" provides additional local perspective on the possible impact of the Ohio Supreme Court's recent Foster ruling, which found Blakely applicable to Ohio's structured sentencing system and adopted a Booker-type remedy.  Here is the article's lead: "Recent changes to Ohio's law, which call for the resentencing of hundreds of convicted felons, is expected to be a drag on local courts for some time, but lead to tougher penalties for some offenders."

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