Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Second Circuit -- United States v. Lifshitz

After revocation of supervised release, sentencing court cannot lengthen the new sentence for rehabilitative needs.

Discussion of rehabilitation during sentencing is not proof that sentencing was a factor in the sentence length -- merely a prudent judicial practice.

United States v. Lifshitz
Compiled by D.E. Frydrychowski, who is, not incidentally, not giving you legal advice.

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