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Prioritizing Policy Before Practice after Booker


Carissa Byrne Hessick


University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - School of Law


Federal Sentencing Reporter, Vol. 18, No. 3, February 2006

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This commentary argues that, in the wake of the Supreme Court's decision in United States v. Booker, Congress and the Sentencing Commission should lead a public discussion to reevaluate the wisdom of the policy judgments embodied in the Federal Sentencing Guidelines.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 3

Keywords: Sentencing, Booker, Sentencing Guidelines


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Date posted: May 9, 2006 ; Last revised: July 9, 2015

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Hessick, Carissa Byrne, Prioritizing Policy Before Practice after Booker. Federal Sentencing Reporter, Vol. 18, No. 3, February 2006. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=900249

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Carissa Byrne Hessick (Contact Author)
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - School of Law ( email )
Van Hecke-Wettach Hall, 160 Ridge Road
CB #3380
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3380
United States

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