Thursday, February 3, 2005
A panel discussion will consider "U.S. v. Booker: The Supreme
Court and the Sentencing Guidelines" on Friday, February 4, 2005, at
2:30 p.m., in Room 127. The talk is free and open to the public.
Kate Stith, Lafayette S. Foster Professor of Law and co-author of Fear of Judging, which foreshadowed much of the current debate, will moderate the discussion. The panelists will include Michael Dreeben, deputy solicitor general of the United States with special responsibility for criminal matters; Nancy Gertner '71, a judge on the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, who co-teaches the Sentencing course at YLS; David Fein, head of Wiggin and Dana's White-Collar Defense Practice Group and a former federal prosecutor for the Southern District of New York; and Daniel Freed, clinical professor emeritus of law at YLS and editor of the Federal Sentencing Reporter. More details here. [Mark Godsey]