The Bulletin - Summer 2014


The Summer 2014 Bulletin reviews recent and upcoming amendments to the Sentencing Guidelines, including those addressing drugs, firearms, and alien smuggling.  It also provides an overview of recent Supreme Court decisions, as well as cases set for argument next Term.  Other articles explore in more depth issues related to restitution, application of the categorical approach in sentencing, recent causation decisions of the Supreme Court, representation of clients with mental health issues, and potential ethical issues confronting lawyers appointed as standby counsel.