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April 17, 2006

Telling twosome from Eighth Circuit

The Eighth Circuit today has two notable published sentencing opinions today:

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what nerve by the government prosecutor in the Fowler case. I suspect this type of behavior goes on all the time, and rarely gets sanctioned by an appeals court

Posted by: brian | Apr 17, 2006 2:07:50 PM

The problems posed for defendants when plea agreements are ignored was also the subject of a recent 2nd Circuit case:

United States v. Roe, Docket Nos. 04-5677-cr (L), 04-5932-cr (CON), 2006 WL 925185 (2d Cir. April 11, 2006) which is noted noted below.

Shouldn't there be some less ad hoc way of dealing w/ abandoned deals? A special master for enforcing plea agreements?

Posted by: Daniel Millstone | Apr 17, 2006 4:02:35 PM

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