Notice from April 12-13, 2005

Notice of Public Hearing and Meeting

April 11 , 2005

Pursuant to rules 3.2 and 3.4 of the Rules of Practice and Procedure of the United States Sentencing Commission, the following public hearing and meeting are scheduled:

(1) Public Hearing – Tuesday, April 12, 2005 at 9:00 a.m.
(2) Public Meeting - Wednesday, April 13, 2005 at 10:30 a.m.

The public meeting and hearings will be held in the Thurgood Marshall Federal Judiciary Building, One Columbus Circle, N.E., Washington, Suite 2-500. (South Lobby, 2nd Floor).

The purpose of the public meeting is to conduct the following business:

Report of the Chair
Report of the Staff Director
Approval of Minutes
Possible Votes on Pending Amendments
- ID Theft
- Antitrust
- Anabolic Steroids
- Miscellaneous Amendments

The purpose of the public hearings is for the Commission to gather testimony from invited witnesses on the proposed amendments.

Materials generated by the public hearings and meeting will be available at the Commission's website ( or from the Commission (202/502-4590).

Public Hearing Agenda
United States Sentencing Commission

Commissioners Conference Room
Washington, D.C.

April 12, 2005

Public Hearing Transcript

Introductory Remarks — 9:00 a.m.

Judge Ricardo H. Hinojosa
Chair, United States Sentencing Commission

Panel One — 9:05 a.m

Richard D. Collins
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL)

Donald C. Klawiter
Partner, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
American Bar Association, Chair-Elect, Section of Antitrust Law

James E. Felman
Partner, Kynes, Markman & Felman, P.A.
Practitioners Advisory Group

Jon L. Sands
Federal Defender, District of Arizona

Q &A

Panel Two — 9:45 a.m.

Scott D. Hammond
Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Antitrust Division
United States Department of Justice

Robert McCampbell
United States Attorney for the Western District of Oklahoma
Chair, Attorney General Advisory Sub-Committee on Sentencing
United States Department of Justice