Sentencing Commission Weighs Changes in Sentencing System

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Sentencing Commission Weighs Changes in Sentencing System

ABA witness James E. Felman, testifying Feb. 16 before the U.S. Sentencing Commission, maintained that the current system of advisory guidelines is the best means available of achieving the original goals of the 1994 Sentencing Reform Act (SRA) – the elimination of both unwarranted disparity and unwarranted uniformity in sentencing.


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