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March 25, 2018
Some recent posts about the Department of Justice and the US Sentencing Commission that might inspire mini-paper #4
As highlighted in previous posts, on April 2, Zachary Bolitho, Moritz class of 2007 who now serves as Deputy Chief of Staff and Associate Deputy Attorney General to the Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, will be speaking to our class. As repeatedly mentioned, and as shown at the end of this list of US Sentencing Commissioners, Zachary Bolitho also now serves as the designated ex officio member of the United States Sentencing Commission representing the Attorney General.
As also repeatedly mentioned, mini-paper #4 should be a short memo addressed to ADAG Bolitho on whatever topic you would be eager to raise with him. If looking for ideas, here are links to a few posts from my main blog highlighting news of various sorts involving the US Sentencing Commission and the US Department of Justice (and the Trump White House):
Regarding US Sentencing Commission:
Interesting new US Sentencing Commission analysis of possible impact of Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2017
Another US Sentencing Commission public hearing on alternatives to incarceration and synthetic drugs
Prez Trump makes (tough) nominations to US Sentencing Commission
Lots of notable reaction to Prez Trump's nominations to the US Sentencing Commission
Regarding US Department of Justice:
New spending bill includes a lot more money for Justice Department to fight drug war even harder
AG Jeff Sessions issues memo to "strongly encourage federal prosecutors ... when appropriate" to pursue "capital punishment in appropriate cases"
Notable report of AG Sessions seeking more federal death sentences, but what about carrying out those long ago imposed?
DOJ casting new marijuana enforcement memo in terms of "rule of law" and "local control"
AG Sessions gives full accounting of his full law-and-order approach to his work as Attorney General
Regarding Trump White House:
Via executive order, Prez Trump creates new Federal Interagency Council on Crime Prevention and Improving Reentry
Trump White House expresses opposition to sentencing reform part of SRCA of 2017
Highlights from Prez Trump's tough talk about the opioid crisis and federal response
March 25, 2018 in Class activities, Who decides | Permalink
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