September 30, 2007
An array of notable sentencing stories
With the Supreme Court back in action tomorrow, the papers have plenty of SCOTUS coverage. And, especially with SCOTUS having lots of notable criminal cases on the docket, these articles all ought to be of interest to sentencing fans:
- From Legal Times here, "Supreme Court Heads Into New Term: Some see rightward drift stalled in array of criminal law cases."
- From McClatchy Newspapers here, "Crack vs. powder cocaine sentencing gets Supreme Court hearing."
- From the Virginian-Pilot here, "Judge's stand on Norfolk man's sentencing heads to Supreme Court"
Relatedly, the New York Times today has this op-ed entitled "Jena, O. J. and the Jailing of Black America."
UPDATE: Additional Kimbrough coverage is available here from US News in a piece headlined "Revisiting the Case of a Sentencing Double Standard: Justices consider disparities for powder and crack cocaine."
September 30, 2007 at 09:36 AM | Permalink
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