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November 29, 2007

Latest FSR issue on "Learning from Libby"

I am pleased to report that, just in time for the holiday clemency season, the latest issue of the Federal Sentencing Reporter examining the Libby commutation has gone to press. The opening commentary to this FSR issue, which I co-authored FSR fellow Aly White, is entitled "Looking at the Libby Case from a Sentencing Perspective" and can be downloaded below. 

The full contents of this latest FSR issue are listed below and should be accessible electronically here very soon. The Federal Sentencing Reporter can be ordered on-line here.


  • Douglas A. Berman & Alyson S. White, Looking at the Libby Case from a Sentencing Perspective [Available here: Download 20.1 Ed Obs.pdf]


  • Margaret Colgate Love, Reinventing the President’s Pardon Power
  • Molly M. Gill, Into the Bottomless Black Box: The Prisoner’s Perspective on the Commutation Process
  • Keith Heidmann, Can I Get What Lewis Libby Got?
  • Stephanos Bibas, Rita v. United States Leaves More Open Than it Answers


  • Sentencing Memoranda Submitted in US v. I. Lewis Libby
  • Statement by the President on Executive Clemency for Lewis Libby
  • Testimony before House Judiciary Committee on Libby Commutation
  • Post-Clemency Sentencing Ruling by Judge Walton in US v. I. Lewis Libby
  • US Sentencing Commission Research Memorandum, Analysis of the Impact of the Crack Cocaine Amendment if Made Retroactive

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