Agenda from March 15, 2006

Public Hearing Agenda
United States Sentencing Commission

March 15, 2006

Public Hearing Transcript (.PDF)




Opening Remarks 10:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.

Judge Ricardo H. Hinojosa
Chair, United States Sentencing Commission


Panel One — 10:15 a.m -11:15 a.m.

Hon. Robert McCallum
Associate Attorney General of the United States, U.S. Department of Justice

Richard Hertling
Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General
Office of Legal Policy, U.S. Department of Justice

Jodi L. Avergun
Chief of Staff, Office of the Administrator
Drug Enforcement Administration, U.S. Department of Justice

Q&A

Panel Two — 11:15 a.m. -11:45 a.m.

Judge Paul Cassell
Professor of Law, University of Utah College of Law
U.S. District Court for the District of Utah

Russell P. Butler
Executive Director
Maryland Crime Victims’ Resource Center, Inc.

Margaret Love
Criminal Justice Section
American Bar Association

Q&A

Panel Three — 11:45 a.m. -12:30 p.m.

Susan Hackett
Senior Vice President and General Counsel
Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC)

Kent Wicker
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Reed Wicker PLLC

Q&A

Lunch — 12:30 p.m. -1:30 p.m.

Panel Four — 1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Harley G. Lappin
Director
Federal Bureau of Prisons

Q&A

Panel Five — 2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

Jon Sands
Federal Public Defender
District of Arizona

John Rhodes
Assistant Federal Public Defender
District of Montana

Kathleen M. Williams
Federal Public Defender
Southern District of Florida

Q&A

Panel Six — 2:45 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Greg Smith
Co-chair, Practitioners Advisory Group
Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP

David Debold
Practitioners Advisory Group
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

Cathy Battistelli
Chair, Probation Officers Advisory Group

Q&A

Adjourn