Public Comment from March 21, 2011

Public Comment Letters Received by the United States Sentencing Commission In Response to Request for Public Comment on Proposed Amendments (see 76 FR 3193)

March 2011

Amendment No. 1: Drugs

Letter from Representatives Smith and Sensenbrenner, and other Republican Members of Congress
Letter from Senators Durbin and Leahy
Letter from Representatives Conyers and Scott, and other Democratic Members of Congress
Department of Justice, Statement of Laura E. Duffy
Federal Public and Community Defenders
Probation Officers Advisory Group
Criminal Law Committee
Families Against Mandatory Minimums
American Civil Liberties Union
Probation Office, Eastern District of California
Probation Office, District of Nebraska
Probation Office, District of South Dakota
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
American Bar Association
Drug Policy Alliance
Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights
National African American Drug Policy Coalition
Sample Citizen Letters

Amendment No. 2: Firearms

Department of Justice, Statement of Laura E. Duffy
Federal Public and Community Defenders
Probation Officers Advisory Group
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Amendment No. 3: Dodd-Frank Act

Department of Justice, Statement of Preet Bharara
Probation Officers Advisory Group
Federal Public and Community Defenders
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Sample Citizen Letters

Amendment No. 4: Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

Department of Justice, Statement of Carmen M. Ortiz
Probation Officers Advisory Group
Federal Public and Community Defenders
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
American Health Lawyers Association
Hyman, Phelps & McNamara, P.C.

Amendment No. 5: Supervised Release

Department of Justice, Statement of Sally Quillian Yates
Probation Officers Advisory Group
Practitioners Advisory Group
Criminal Law Committee
Probation Office, Eastern District of California
Probation Office, Eastern District of Michigan
Probation Office, District of Nebraska
Probation Office, District of South Dakota
Probation Office, District of Wyoming
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Sample Citizen Letters

Amendment No. 6: Illegal Re-Entry

Letter from Representatives Smith and Sensenbrenner, and other Republican Members of Congress
Department of Justice, Statement of Sally Quillian Yates
Probation Officers Advisory Group
Probation Office, Eastern District of California
Probation Office, District of Nebraska
Probation Office, District of South Dakota
Criminal Law Committee
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Sample Citizen Letters

Amendment No. 7: Child Support

Federal Public and Community Defenders
Probation Officers Advisory Group
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Amendment No. 8: Miscellaneous

Bureau of Prisons, Statement of Harley G. Lappin
Federal Public and Community Defenders
Sample Citizen Letters

Amendment No. 9: Technical Issues

Amendment No. 10: Role

Department of Justice, Statement of Laura E. Duffy
Federal Public and Community Defenders
American Civil Liberties Union
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Sample Citizen Letters

Amendment No. 11: Secure and Responsible Drug Disposal Act

 

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