Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Seventh Circuit -- Bernard Hawkins v. USA

Posner:  Challenge to sentencing guidelines calculation not cognizable review, as the guidelines are now merely advisory.

Dissent: Circuit precedent says that prisoners can challenge career offender status.

Bernard Hawkins v. USA
Compiled by D.E. Frydrychowski, who is, not incidentally, not giving you legal advice.

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Author's SSRN page here.