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Friday, December 3, 2010

Next week's criminal law/procedure argument

Issue summary is from ScotusBlog, which also links to briefs and opinions below:

Monday, December 6

  • Pepper v. US: May a court consider a defendant’s post-sentencing rehabilitation as a ground for reducing his sentence below the federal sentencing guideline range? When a sentence is vacated on appeal, and a new judge is assigned on remand, must the new judge follow the prior district judge’s sentencing findings? (Kagan, J., recused).

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