The Bulletin - Summer 2016


The Summer 2016 Edition of the Bulletin covers the August and November updates to the Sentencing Guidelines, including a complete re-write of the reentry guideline, changes to the career offender crime of violence definition and amendments that will affect individuals charged with alien smuggling and pornography offenses. Other articles discuss the implications of the Supreme Court's decisions in Mathis and Johnson, derivative and acquired citizenship, litigation related to TOR and "the dark web," and objection practice and resources.  The Bulletin also summarizes recent Supreme Court decisions and cert. grants and the Ethicsmeister addresses which decisions are exclusively the defendant's and which are the lawyer's.