Public Comment from August 25, 2010

Public Comment Letters Received by the United States Sentencing Commission In Response to Request for Public Comment on Proposed Priorities (see 75 FR 41927)

August 2010

Proposed Priority No. 1 - United States v. Booker

Federal Public and Community Defenders (Submission dated August 19, 2010)
Practitioners Advisory Group
Families Against Mandatory Minimums
Citizen Letters

Proposed Priority No. 2 - Mandatory Minimum Penalties/Safety Valve

Senator Patrick Leahy, Chair, Senate Judiciary Committee
Federal Public and Community Defenders (Submission dated August 19, 2010)
Probation Officers Advisory Group
Practitioners Advisory Group
Families Against Mandatory Minimums

Proposed Priority No. 3 - §2M5.2 (Exportation of Arms, Munitions, or Military Equipment or Services)

Federal Public and Community Defenders (Submission dated August 18, 2010)
Families Against Mandatory Minimums

Proposed Priority No. 4 - Health Care Fraud

Federal Public and Community Defenders (Submission dated August 18, 2010)
Probation Officers Advisory Group
Inalienable Rights Project

Proposed Priority No. 5 - Cocaine Sentencing Policy

Federal Public and Community Defenders (Submission dated August 18, 1010)
Practitioners Advisory Group
Families Against Mandatory Minimums
Sentencing Project
United African American Ministerial Action Council
Citizen Letters

Proposed Priority No. 6 - Child Pornography

Federal Public and Community Defenders (Submission dated August 18, 2010)
Probation Officers Advisory Group
Practitioners Advisory Group
Families Against Mandatory Minimums
Citizen Letters

Proposed Priority No. 7 - Departures

Federal Public and Community Defenders (Submission dated August 18, 2010)
Probation Officers Advisory Group

Proposed Priority No. 8 - Crime of Violence and Categorical Approach

Federal Public and Community Defenders (Submission dated August 18, 2010)
Probation Officers Advisory Group
Citizen Letter

Proposed Priority No. 9 - Deportable Alien Reduction

Federal Public and Community Defenders (Submission dated August 18, 2010)
Probation Officers Advisory Group
Department of Homeland Security, Immigrations and Custom Enforcement

Proposed Priority No. 10 - Supervised Release

Federal Public and Community Defenders (Submission dated August 18, 2010)

Proposed Priority No. 11 - Alternatives to Incarceration

Senator Patrick Leahy, Chair, Senate Judiciary Committee
Federal Public and Community Defenders (Submission dated August 18, 2010)
Probation Officers Advisory Group
Families Against Mandatory Minimums
Citizen Letters

Proposed Priority No. 12 - Circuit Conflicts

Federal Public and Community Defenders (Submission dated August 18, 2010)
Probation Officers Advisory Group

Proposed Priority No. 13 - Environmental Crimes

Senator Patrick Leahy, Chair, Senate Judiciary Committee

Proposed Priority No. 14 - Miscellaneous

Probation Officers Advisory Group