U.S. Inmates May Seek Sentence Cuts Under Ruling

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Assuming that a Supreme Court ruling in a federal sentencing case issued on Monday is retroactive, there could be thousands, perhaps even tens of thousands, of federal prisoners with plausible claims to reduce their terms, says Ohio State University law Prof. Douglas Berman on his blog, Sentencing Law and Policy. The court ruled in the case of Levon Dean, Jr., who was sentenced to 400 months in prison for two armed robberies in . . .

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