Sentencing

Notable Federal Sentencing, Crime and Defense News

The last few weeks has held a substantial amount of news concerning federal crime, sentencing, and defense news. Although there is not going to be an in-depth discussion on each topic here today, links are provided to source materials or detailed discussions and analyses. U.S. Supreme Court After a long break, the Supreme Court is …

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A Broken System – No Crime or No Punishment

The System is Broken What is the purpose of incarceration? Official definitions and intentions of prison time vary, but the basic principles are these: protecting the public from danger, rehabilitating offenders, and deterring would-be offenders from committing similar crimes in the future. It seems commonly known that the way the United States Federal and State …

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