The MPC’s “second look” proposal and other sentence reduction provisions provide a blueprint for dealing with a problem the Obama Administration has worked hard to resolve over almost three years, with only partial success. That problem is the one reflected in the situation of hundreds – perhaps thousands – of federal prisoners serving lengthy no-parole sentences that would be less severe if imposed today.
A Montana state legislative committee is proposing a set of bills in the next legislative session that would revise state laws and sentencing for sexual assault, including a bill that would take away the requirement for victims to show that physical force was used.
This article argues that the existing regime for sentencing violations of CFAA is based on a conceptual error that consistently leads to improper sentencing recommendations.
This post on parole release authority shares a study by Reporter Kevin Reitz, which appeared in the 2011 Tentative Draft No. 2, as well as black letter from the most recent draft of the Sentencing project, Council Draft No. 6.
Security breaches remain big news, virtually every day. Executives and managers understand it is a question of “when,” not “if,” their companies will be targeted. Companies in all industries, as well as a host of other organizations, are affected. Hackers are engaged in ever more brazen schemes to gather personal and proprietary information for a variety of motives.