On April 10, 2014, the United States Sentencing Commission ("USSC") voted to reduce by two levels the base offense levels associated with various drug quantities involved in trafficking offenses covered by Sentencing Guideline § 2D1.1 ("Amendment...
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News & Announcements: 08/2014
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Proposed Amendment for Public Comment
The Judicial Conference Advisory Committees on Appellate, Bankruptcy, Criminal and Evidence Rules have proposed amendments to the following rules and forms and have asked that they be circulated to the bench, bar, and public for comment.
Appellate Rules: 3, 13, 26.1, 28, and 32
Bankruptcy Rules: 2002, 4001, 6007, 9036, 9037, and Official Form 410
Criminal Rules: New Criminal Rule 16.1, Rule 5 of the Rules Governing Section 2254 Cases, and Rule 5 of the Rules Governing Section 2255 Proceedings
Rules of Evidence: 807
The proposed amendments and the advisory committees’ reports explaining the proposed changes are posted on the Judiciary’s website at: