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Read Mueller’s Rebuttal Memo to Flynn’s Sentencing Memo

Special counsel Robert Mueller on Friday filed his response to former national security adviser and cooperating witness Michael Flynn’s sentencing memo. Flynn pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI last year about his contacts with Russian officials and is set … Continue reading

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Neuroscience, criminal responsibility and sentencing in an islamic country: Iran by Alimardani

Armin Alimardani (Journal of Law and Biosciences) has published "Neuroscience, criminal responsibility and sentencing in an islamic country: Iran" (link: https://doi.org/10.1093/jlb/lsy024). Here is the abstract: The implications of neuroscience in the legal context have been considered in many countries; however,… … Continue reading

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Document: Michael Cohen Files Sentencing Memorandum

The president's former lawyer Michael Cohen has filed his sentencing memorandum in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York regarding his guilty plea with the special counsel's office. The document is available here and below.   Gov … Continue reading

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"Lessons for Sentencing Reform and Reentry: A Case Study of Project New Opportunity"

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Sentencing Update: California Doctor Sentenced To 63 Months In Federal Prison For Health Care Fraud. Doctor's Testimony At Trial Resulted in Longer Sentence. Doctor Husband Sentenced to One Year and One Day.

In federal court, one important issue is whether to testify or not testify. It is a more critical issue in federal court due to a federal judge's ability to increase the sentence for "obstruction" if the judge thinks the defendant … Continue reading

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