TITLE

EMPIRICAL QUESTIONS AND EVIDENCE IN RITA V. UNITED STATES

AUTHOR(S)
Hofer, Paul J.
PUB. DATE
July 2007
SOURCE
Denver University Law Review;2007, Vol. 85 Issue 1, p27
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article looks at the empirical questions raised by the decision of the U.S. Supreme Court in "Rita v. United States" regarding federal sentencing guidelines. It is pointed out that the important question was not the impact of rejecting or adopting the presumption of reasonableness in the circuits, but the impact of the Supreme Court's adoption or rejection of the presumption.
ACCESSION #
27957992

 

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