The Commission has released its latest “Issue Papers” on Mandatory Minimums. Click the link to view it as well as other Issue Papers.
Sentencing Guidelines Alerts
The D.C. Sentencing Commission has just approved a new "Mitigating Departure Factor" focused on the impact of the invocation of D.C. Code § 11-94 on sentencing in the District. This new departure factor was developed in response to delays resulting from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on court operations and sentencing procedures. The new departure factor becomes effective immediately.
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