Agenda from March 25, 2003

Public Hearing Agenda
United States Sentencing Commission
Thurgood Marshall Federal Judiciary Building
Judicial Conference Center, Washington, DC


March 25, 2003

Public Hearing Transcript

Introductory Remarks: 3:15 p.m.

Judge Diana E. Murphy
Chair, United States Sentencing Commission

PANEL ONE: Manslaughter

Hon. Lawrence L. Piersol
Chief Judge, United States District Court for the District of South Dakota
Chair, Native Americans Advisory Group

Paul K. Charlton
United States Attorney for the District of Arizona

Jon M. Sands
Assistant Public Defender for the District of Arizona

PANEL TWO: Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002

William Mercer
Examples of Examples of Non-Substantial Assistance Downward Departures in Economic Crimes
United States Attorney for the District of Montana
Chair, Subcommittee on Sentencing Guidelines, Attorney General’s Advisory Committee

Lawrence S. Goldman
President, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

James Felman and Barry Boss
Co-Chairs, United States Sentencing Commission Practitioners Advisory Group

Frank Bowman
Associate Professor of Law
Indiana University School of Law

Paul Rosenzweig (was unable to appear and submitted testimony)
Senior Legal Research Fellow
The Heritage Foundation