July 29, 2004

New layers of complexity added to post-Blakely cases pending before the Supreme Court

Over at SCOTUSBlog, Lyle Denniston explains here how the defense and amici filings in Booker, Fanfan, et al. have added a new layer of complexity to the Court's dealing with the Blakely issue as regards the federal sentencing guidelines. This is a very good read and I will not try to repeat it here.