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Prioritizing Policy Before Practice after Booker

3 Pages Posted: 9 May 2006 Last revised: 9 Jul 2015

Carissa Byrne Hessick

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

Abstract

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.

Keywords: Sentencing, Booker, Sentencing Guidelines

Suggested Citation

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

Carissa Byrne Hessick (Contact Author)

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

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Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3380
United States

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