Judge William Pryor of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit will serve as acting chair of the U.S. Sentencing Commission. The term of Judge Patti Saris as chair expired when Congress adjourned last year. Because Pryor is on Donald Trump's short list for a Supreme Court nomination, the announcement "might get a bit more than the usual amount of attention," says Ohio State University law Prof. Douglas . . .
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