Sentencing/Post Conviction

4094 ABA Journal Sentencing/Post Conviction articles.

Inching Away From Death?

Ineffective-Assistance Rulings Show High Court Wary of Lawyering in Capital Cases

The Bible Tells Them So

Making Biblical References at Trial May Be Grounds for Revers

Exposing Injustice

Lawyer Turns Documentary Filmmaker to Champion Rights of the Wrongly Accused

Wait and See

ABA Urges Congress to Give Advisory Sentencing Guidelines a Chance to Work

Rethinking Sentencing

Recent High Court Decisions Give Congress a Chance to Test Kennedy Commission Ideas

Future Factors

After Sentencing Rulings, Many States Are Poised to Revamp Their Systems

Guidance on Guidelines

In Seeking Answers to Sentencing Chaos, Judges Look to Scalia and to Kansas

Bullet Proof

Can We Really Say Where a Particular Bullet Came From?

Price of Prison

Commission Hears Testimony on Criminal Justice Issues

Opening Sentences

While the Feeney Amendment’s Tightening of Federal Guidelines Has Judges Steaming, States Are Moving to Loosen Up Strict Regimens

Tackling Tough Issues

Scrutiny of State Court Funding, Sentencing Guidelines Aims to Improve the System

Second Effort

ABA Supports Push to Restore Judicial Discretion in Sentencing