Staff Analyses

Case Annotations and Resources: Military Service; USSG §5H1.11 Departures and Booker Variances (January 2012). This document contains case annotations to federal judicial opinions that involve USSG §5H1.11 departures and Booker variances related to a defendant's military service. It includes an introduction discussing how courts have recognized military service and mental health issues relating to combat service, as well as an appendix providing links to internet sites.

Staff Analysis of the Effect of the United States Supreme Court Decision in Lopez v. Gonzalez (December 13, 2007). This paper presents a staff analysis of the effect of the United States Supreme Court decision in Lopez v. Gonzalez on sentencing under Sentencing Guideline §2L1.2.