TITLE

THE FEDERAL SENTENCING GUIDELINES WEIGHT-LOSS PLAN: JUST HOW MANDATORY ARE THE "ADVISORY"GUIDELINES AFTER UNITED STATES V. BOOKER?

AUTHOR(S)
Fries, Douglas F.
PUB. DATE
June 2005
SOURCE
Case Western Reserve Law Review;Summer2005, Vol. 55 Issue 4, p1037
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the ruling of the U.S. District Court for North Dakota on the case "United States v. Booker," that the Federal Sentencing Guidelines violated a criminal defendant's Sixth Amendment right to a trial by jury. Requirement for federal courts to consider the Guidelines when sentencing offenders; Advocacy for a less restrictive reading of the Guidelines; Development and reform of the Sentencing Guidelines.
ACCESSION #
18710597

 

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