Economic Sanctions

In this video, project Reporter Kevin Reitz talks about the consequences of economic sanctions in the justice system. Model Penal Code: Sentencing – Economic Sanctions from The American Law Institute on Vimeo. The following is excerpted from the Comments of the...

Updated “Consent” Definition

The Model Penal Code’s definition of “Consent” has been reviewed and approved by ALI’s Council. The approved text, posted below, includes slight edits to the previous black letter suggested by Council or by ALI member Kate Stith, who presented the motion at the 2016...

No Second Thoughts about Second Look Sentencing

The ALI’s Model Penal Code: Sentencing project may become a part of policy discussions about federal sentencing reform even before it is finally approved next May.  Specifically, the MPC’s “second look” proposal and other sentence reduction provisions, tentatively...
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