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Sen. Lee, Sen. Whitehouse and Rachel E. Barkow to discuss sentencing at ABA/ACUS joint meeting

Sen. Lee, Sen. Whitehouse and Rachel E. Barkow to discuss sentencing at ABA/ACUS joint meeting

By John Glynn

WASHINGTON, May 7, 2014 — Sen. Michael S. Lee, R-Utah, Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., and Rachel E. Barkow, commissioner on the U.S. Sentencing Commission, will discuss the Smarter Sentencing Act, which seeks to modify sentences for certain drug offenses, during the program “Criminal Law and the Administrative State: Defining and Enforcing Regulatory Crimes.”

The conference is hosted by the American Bar Association Criminal Justice Section, ABA Section of Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice, the Administrative Conference of the United States, the American Constitution Society and the Federalist Society.

What:  
“Criminal Law and the Administrative State:
Defining and Enforcing Regulatory Crimes”  
Sponsored by the ABA Criminal Justice Section,
ABA Section of Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice,
Administrative Conference of the United States,
American Constitution Society and the Federalist Society.

When: 
May 13
2 – 6 p.m. 

Where:
Hart Senate Office Building, Room 902
Washington, DC 20510

This event is free and open to members of the press. For media credentialing and more information, please contact Maria Gutierrez at 202-662-1091 or Maria.Gutierrez@americanbar.org.

With nearly 400,000 members, the American Bar Association is one of the largest voluntary professional membership organizations in the world. As the national voice of the legal profession, the ABA works to improve the administration of justice, promotes programs that assist lawyers and judges in their work, accredits law schools, provides continuing legal education, and works to build public understanding around the world of the importance of the rule of law. View our privacy statement online. Follow the latest ABA news at americanbar.org/news and on Twitter @ABANews. 

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