January 3, 2007
Holiday season highlights
With nearly everyone now back to the grind at the close of the holiday season, I cannot help but review some of the notable sentencing highlights over the last two weeks. A complete review, is available through these weekly archives, but these posts were among my favorite and/or generated the most comments:
REVIEW AND REFLECTION POSTS
- Top 10 sentencing stories from 2006
- A personal sentencing year in review
- Branch-by-branch sentencing stories to watch in 2007
BOOKER REASONABLENESS DEVELOPMENTS AND COMMENTARY
- My friendly efforts in Claiborne and Rita
- All the amazing top-side briefs in Claiborne and Rita
- The stunning data on circuit reasonableness decisions
- Third Circuit karate chops the parsimony provision [update: and so does the Fourth Circuit]
- An eventful holiday week in the circuits
LETHAL INJECTION DEVELOPMENTS AND COMMENTARY
- Isn't it finally time for Congress to do something about lethal injection problems?
- Who will demonstrate lethal injection leadership?
- Calling out the Sixth Circuit for making a capital mess
- Is it time to seriously consider alternatives to lethal injection?
- Commentaries about lethal injection mess
- Seeking balanced scholarly wisdom on lethal injection mess
GEORGIA WILSON CASE DEVELOPMENTS AND COMMENTARY
- A Georgia case calling for executive clemency?
- Provocative questions about Georgia sentencing injustice
- Should the prosecutor request clemency for Genarlow Wilson?
- NYT adds to chorus calling for Genarlow Wilson to be freed
OTHER DEVELOPMENTS AND COMMENTARY
- The right's prison conversion
- Shouldn't we be much, much tougher with drunk drivers?
- Strong editorial against residency restrictions
- Examining crack sentencing in the new Congress
- Schwarzenegger's plan to reform California's prison problems
January 3, 2007 at 09:35 AM | Permalink
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