TITLE

RITA, DISTRICT COURT DISCRETION, AND FAIRNESS IN FEDERAL SENTENCING

AUTHOR(S)
Adelman, Lynn; Deitrich, Jon
PUB. DATE
July 2007
SOURCE
Denver University Law Review;2007, Vol. 85 Issue 1, p51
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the U.S. Supreme Court's decision on "Rita v. United States" regarding federal sentencing guidelines and urge the district courts to implement the discretion that the "Rita" decision has reaffirmed. The sentencing landscape is also examined, including the obstacles that the U.S. Sentencing Commission and the courts will have to overcome if they are to be fair.
ACCESSION #
27957993

 

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