Potential Game Changing Case on Federal Sentencing

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On Friday the Supreme Court granted certiorari in Alleyne v. U.S. (docket 11-9335), which will consider the continued application of its decision in Harris v. U.S., 536 U.S. 545 (2002). Following the Court’s landmark decision in Apprendi v. New Jersey (2000), the question arose whether judges or juries must find facts which increase a minimum (as opposed to a maximum) sentence. Harris held… Read more »

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