The President of the United States has Indicated that he intends to appoint several people to the United States Sentencing Commission. This has profound impacts for both those awaiting sentencing and those in federal prison already.
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The petitioners in Koons v. United States had committed crimes that invoked the use of the mandatory minimums. through the guideline ranges.
The Sentencing Reform Act requires a district court to calculate and consider a defendant’s Guidelines range in every case. Hughes v. United States, No. 17–155, 584 U. S. ____ (2018) Eric Hughes accepted a plea deal in 2013 after being accused of four charges related to drug conspiracy. He pled guilty to conspiracy to […]