Beyond Booker: A Better Way to Sentence Criminals
Beyond Booker: A Better Way to Sentence Criminals By Artur Davis Representative Artur Davis, (D-Al.), clerked for Judge Myron F. Thompson following graduation from Harvard Law School in 1993. He then served as an assistant U.S. attorney for the Middle District of Alabama and later as a civil rights attorney until his election to the U.S. Congress in 2003. The Supreme Court’s invalidation of mandatory federal sentencing guidelines has won premature, misguided praise. In fact, the aftermath will...