A special task force of the American Bar Association recently proposed to the United States Sentencing Commission substantial amendments to the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines for economic crimes. Even if they are adopted only in part, the proposals would represent the most significant philosophical shift in sentencing in white collar cases since the inception of the Sentencing Guidelines. New York principal Daniel Levy provides an in-depth review of the proposed changes and discuss their potential impact on federal sentencing practice.
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