Articles Tagged Almendarez-Torres v. united States

Michelle Reiss Drab, Constitutional Law: Fact or Factor: The Supreme Court Eliminates Sentencing Factors and the Federal Sentencing Guidelines

57 Fla. L. Rev. 987 (2005) | | | | TEXT :: A jury convicted Respondent Booker of possession with intent to distribute at least fifty grams of cocaine, an offense carrying a sentence of 210 to 262 months in prison according to the Federal Sentencing Guidelines (the “Guidelines”). At a later sentencing hearing, the […]

Daniel Ryan Koslosky, Constitutional Law: Predictability As Fairness And The Possible Return To Federal Indeterminate Sentencing

57 Fla. L. Rev. 999 (2005) | | | | TEXT :: Respondent was convicted by a jury of possession with intent to distribute at least fifty grams of crack cocaine. During postconviction sentencing, the district court judge found, by a preponderance of evidence, that Respondent possessed an additional 566 grams of crack cocaine and […]