Tuesday, July 06, 2004

Official DOJ Memo - From James Comey to Your Desktop

Thanks to Professor Berman’s excellent blog “Sentencing Law and Policy,” we now have a glimpse inside the DOJ’s thoughts as they pertain to Blakely.

The Government's position is that the Guidelines are constitutional. The bulk of the memo, however, is dedicated to advice on what to do if say, your judge is Paul Cassell. The memo says that DOJ is putting together their arguments for why the Guidelines survive Blakely. So, stay tuned...

You can access the memo here.

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