Blakely v. Washington and the Future of the Federal Sentencing Guidelines
Full Committee Hearing

Full Committee
Date: Tuesday, July 13, 2004
Time: 10:00 AM

Member Statements


  1. Senator Orrin G. Hatch (R - UT)
  2. Senator Patrick Leahy (D - VT)

Witnesses


Panel I

  1. The Honorable Bill Mercer
    United States Attorney
    District of Montana
    Helena , MT
  2. The Honorable John Steer
    Vice Chair and Commissioner
    United States Sentencing Commission
    Washington , DC
  3. The Honorable William Sessions
    Chief United States District Judge, District of Vermont, Burlington, VT
    Vice Chair and Commissioner, United States Sentencing Commission
    Washington , DC
  4. The Honorable Paul G. Cassell
    United States District Court Judge
    District of Utah
    Salt Lake City , UT
  5. The Honorable Lawrence Piersol
    Chief United States District Judge, District of South Dakota
    President, Federal Judges Association
    Sioux Falls , SD

Panel II

  1. The Honorable Alan Vinegrad, Esq.
    Former United States Attorney
    Covington & Burling
    New York , NY
  2. Mr. Ronald Weich, Esq.
    Zuckerman, Spaeder LLP
    Washington , DC
  3. Mr. Frank Bowman
    Professor of Law
    Indiana University Law School
    Indianapolis , IN
  4. Professor Rachel Barkow
    Assistant Professor of Law
    New York University School of Law
    New York , NY