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What are the Recently Proposed Changes to the Federal Drug Trafficking Sentences?

While the proposition is a step in the right direction by reducing the overly draconian federal drug guidelines, it does nothing to correct the statutory mandatory minimum sentences, which result in the greatest injustice. Read More
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New U.S. Sentencing Commission publications called "Quick Facts"

The U.S. Sentencing Commission has recently developed publications in specific areas of federal sentencing called “Quick Facts” which provide helpful statistics. Below is the direct web page to the links for each Quick Facts publication:… Read More
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Mandatory Minimum Sentencing: Holder Memo, Justice Safety Valve Act, and Smarter Sentencing Act

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder recently issued new policies to the existing mandatory minimum statutes regarding drug offenses. Holder has vowed to work with Congress to make changes to the existing mandatory minimum statutes regarding drug offens… Read More
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Concurrent/Consecutive with Unimposed Sentences

Setser v. United States, 2012 WL 1019970 (Mar. 28, 2012) (1) A district court has the discretion to order that a federal sentence run consecutively to an anticipated state sentence that has not yet been impo… Read More
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