In this video, we provide a comprehensive statistical analysis of Paul Manafort’s 47-Month Sentence imposed on March 7, 2019 in the Eastern District of Virginia by Judge Ellis. As we discuss, Mr. Manafort received the largest downward variance ever for anyone sentenced under 2S1.3. It also is nearly unprecedented for anyone sentenced with the same
We review today’s sentence of Reality Winner to 63 months for divulging classified material to a newspaper. We compare her sentence to what George Papadapolous may receive next month for his false statements conviction.
In this week’s episode of our Federal Sentencing Round-Up, we review the recent guilty plea of rap artist DMX and likely sentence he may receive. We also examine the recent 60-year sentence of former Olympic doctor Larry Nassar on child pornography receipt and distribution charges.
Alan Ellis and Mark H. Allenbaugh discuss proposed amendments to the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines pertaining to acceptance of responsibly, first offenders and alternatives to incarceration. AE-CLIP_Bloomberg BNA_WC_2018_Amend_Ellis_Allenabaugh
The impact of America’s punishment policies is often measured in numbers: there are now 2.2 million people in our jails and prisons; one in a hundred and fifteen adults is confined behind bars; our inmate population is four times larger than it was in 1980. “We Are Witnesses,” a collection of short videos, offers a
This Saturday, October 28, 2017, the National Prescription Drug Take Back Day addresses a crucial public safety and public health issue. According to the 2015 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 6.4 million Americans abused controlled prescription drugs. The study shows that a majority of abused prescription drugs were obtained from family and friends,