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February 20, 2012

Lots to read about American sentencing development on this patriotic day off

For reasons I only partially understand, I have a regular teaching day at my law school; it seems nearly all other government-linked institutions have an extra day to their weekend thanks to our nation's greatest presidents.  Fortunately, for those sentencing fans looking to find a productive way to spend this extra day off, there are lots of new papers on SSRN worth giving a look.  Here is just an abridged list of pieces recently added to SSRN that I hope I might soon find time to read:

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You had "Presidents Day Observed" on December 26?


The Monday Holiday Act was bad enough, but that's downright weird.

Only in academia.

Posted by: Kent Scheidegger | Feb 20, 2012 11:02:44 AM

Maybe you should run for office.

Posted by: Anon | Feb 20, 2012 1:04:18 PM

...you could appoint your Pal, Kent Scheidegger to be Attorney General.

No longer would anyone be wondering about U.S. justice.

Posted by: Anon | Feb 20, 2012 2:34:17 PM

Kent --

When you're AG, I volunteer to be your Counselor. If it's "reforms" our friends are seeking, I think we'll be able to oblige.

Posted by: Bill Otis | Feb 20, 2012 3:50:47 PM

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