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January 7, 2016

US Sentencing Commission slated to vote on "Johnson fix" guideline amendment and promulgate other proposals

As detailed in this official notice, the United States Sentencing Commission has "a public meeting of the Commission ... scheduled for Friday, January 8, 2016, at 1:00 p.m....  This meeting will be streamed live."  Here is the agenda (with my emphasis added):

These last two agenda items could be a very big deal, depending on what the USSC has in the works.

January 7, 2016 at 05:59 PM | Permalink



Do you think their goal will be to find language that they think will recapture most of the offenses that were excluded when they agreed Johnson should be applied to the career offender residual definition?

Posted by: USPO | Jan 7, 2016 9:27:21 PM

Probably, but I think they will not have to crazy long of a list of enumerated offenses

Posted by: Doug B. | Jan 7, 2016 9:34:22 PM

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