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Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Ind. Courts - "Seventh Circuit finds inadequate district court's sparse justification for way below-guideline sentence"

That is the heading to an entry this afternooon in the Sentencing Law Blog, about a decision of the 7th Circuit today in a case out of the Central District of Illinois. Prof. Berman ends the entry:

In the weeks after Booker was handed down, I highlighted in this post that district judges should "Always remember to show your work." More than five years after Booker, it seems that some district judges are still struggling to understand that this is classic suggestion for math class remains very important for modern federal sentencing.

Posted by Marcia Oddi on June 22, 2010 07:06 PM
Posted to Ind. (7th Cir.) Decisions