Articles Tagged Booker

Dhammika Dharmapala, Nuno Garoupa & Joanna M. Shepherd, Legislatures, Judges, and Parole Boards: The Allocation of Discretion Under Determinate Sentencing

62 Fla. L. Rev. 1037 (2010) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: Criminal sentencing in the United States has undergone sweeping changes in recent decades. The most significant development in sentencing has been the reallocation of power away from judges and parole boards and towards legislatures. State legislatures have accomplished this reallocation of power by […]

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 […]