Task Force on the Reform of Federal Sentencing for Economic Crimes

Task Force Report

The Reform of Federal Sentencing for Economic Crimes (Final Draft)


  • Stephen Saltzburg (Chair)
    Professor of Law, George Washington University School of Law
  • James E. Felman, Esquire (Reporter)
    Kynes, Markman & Felman, P.A.
  • Sara Sun Beale
    Professor of Law, Duke University School of Law
  • Barry Boss, Esquire, Cozen O’Connor
  • David Debold, Esquire, Gibson Dunn & Crutcher
  • The Honorable Nancy Gertner
    Professor of Law, Harvard Law School
  • The Honorable John Gleeson
    U.S.District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • A. J. Kramer (Observer)
    Federal Defender, District of Columbia
  • Gary Lincenberg, Esquire
    Bird, Marella, Boxor, Wolpert, Nessim, Brooks & Lincenberg
  • The Honorable Gerard Lynch
    U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • Jane Anne Murray
    Practitioner in Residence, University of Minnesota Law School
  • Kyle O’Dowd, Esquire
    Associate Executive Director for Policy,
    National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Marjorie J. Peerce, Esquire
    Ballard, Spahr, Stillman & Friedman, P.C.
  • Mary Price, Esquire
    Vice President and General Counsel, Families Against Mandatory Minimums
  • The Honorable Jed Rakoff
    U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • Neal Sonnett, Esquire
    Neal R. Sonnett, P.A.
  • Kate Stith
    Professor of Law, Yale Law School
  • The Honorable Jonathan Wroblewski (Observer)
    Director, Office of Policy and Legislation, United States Department of Justice


CJS Chair Jim Felman Testifies Before U.S. Sentencing Commission

Reporter Jim Felman (then CJS chair) testified on behalf of the association, during a public hearing on the Proposed 2015 Amendments to the Federal Sentencing Guidelines before the U.S. Sentencing Commission on March 12 in Washington, D.C.

To hear more about the Task Force's proposed guidelines visit our video playlist on Sentencing.

Related Resources

CJS Sentencing Committee

Nonsensical Sentences for White Collar Criminals (Newsweek article mentioning the work of the Task Force)