USSC’s Analysis of Drug Sentence Reductions Pursuant to Amendment 782

USSC drug sentence reduction report
U.S. Sentencing Commission 2014 Drug Guidelines Amendment Retroactivity Data Report

U.S. Sentencing Commission 2014 Drug Guidelines Amendment Retroactivity Data Report

The United States Sentencing Commission published a report that provides information on motions for a reduced sentence pursuant to the retroactive application of Amendment 782, which reduced the drug quantity table by two levels. The report shows that as of June 30, 2016, 78.9% of applications for a sentence reduction were granted in the United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri.

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Author Erica Mynarich

Erica Mynarich primarily represents people charged with crimes in federal court and in Missouri state courts. Erica has extensive training in trial advocacy, including Gerry Spence’s three-week Trial Lawyers College in Wyoming and the Trial Lawyers College’s graduate program. In 2016, Erica Mynarich was honored for her excellence in trial work by receiving the Missouri Bar Foundation’s Lon O. Hocker award.

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