Agenda from May 27-28, 2009

United States Sentencing Commission Public Hearing Agenda
Stanford Law School
Stanford, California
May 27-28, 2009

Public Hearing Transcript

May 27, 2009
8:45 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Opening Remarks   (9:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.)

Panel I.    View from the Appellate Bench   (9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.)

Honorable Alex Kozinski
Chief Circuit Judge
Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

Honorable Richard C. Tallman
Circuit Judge
Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

Panel II.    View from the District Court Bench   (10:15 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.)

Honorable Robert S. Lasnik
Chief District Judge
Western District of Washington

Honorable Charles R. Breyer
District Judge
Northern District of California

Honorable Susan Oki Mollway
District Judge
District of Hawaii

Panel III.    View from the Probation Office   (11:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.)

Marilyn Grisham
Chief Probation Officer
District of Idaho

Christopher Hansen
Chief Probation Officer
District of Nevada

Elizabeth Kerwood
Deputy Chief Probation Officer
District of Hawaii

Break for Lunch   (1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.)

Panel IV.    View from the Executive Branch   (2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.)

Karin J. Immergut
United States Attorney
District of Oregon

Lawrence G. Brown
Acting United States Attorney
Eastern District of California

Panel V.    View from the Defense Bar   (3:45 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.)

Thomas W. Hillier II
Federal Public Defender
Western District of Washington

Davina Chen
Assistant Federal Public Defender
Central District of California

Douglass A. Mitchell
CJA Panel Attorney, Counsel
Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP
District of Nevada

May 28, 2009
8:15 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.

Reconvene & Opening Remarks   (8:15 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.)

Panel VI.    View from the District Court Bench   (8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.)

Honorable Vaughn R. Walker
United States Chief District Judge
Northern District of California

Honorable Edward F. Shea
United States District Judge
Eastern District of Washington

Honorable B. Lynn Winmill
United States Chief District Judge
District of Idaho

Panel VII.    View from Academia   (10:15 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.)

Dean Kevin Cole
University of San Diego Law School

Professor Robert Weisberg
Edwin E. Huddleson, Jr. Professor of Law
Stanford Law School

Professor Franklin E. Zimring
William G. Simon Professor of Law and Wolfen Distinguished Scholar
Boalt Hall School of Law, UC Berkeley

Panel VIII.    Community Impact   (11:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.)

Larry Fehr
Senior Vice President, Pioneer Human Services
Seattle, Washington

Michael Finigan, Ph.D.
President, NPC Research
Portland, Oregon

Caroline Fredrickson
Director Washington Legislative Office
American Civil Liberties Union

Adjourn   (12:45 p.m. )