Public Hearing on Proposed Amendments to the Federal Sentencing Guidelines
February 28, 2006
9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Pursuant to Rule 3.2 of the Rules of Practice and Procedure of the United States Sentencing Commission, a public hearing is scheduled for Monday, March 6, 2006, at 9:30 a.m. The hearing is expected to conclude at approximately 4:30 p.m.
The public hearing will be held in the Sheraton Suites Hotel, 701 A Street, San Diego, CA.
The purpose of the March 6, 2006, public hearing is for the Commission to gather testimony from invited witnesses regarding immigration and federal sentencing policy.
9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
I. Opening Remarks 9:30 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.
Honorable Ricardo H. Hinojosa
Chair, United States Sentencing Commission
II. Judicial Perspective from the Southern District of California 9:45 a.m. - 10:15 a.m..
Honorable Irma Gonzalez
Chief Judge, Southern District of California
Honorable Marilyn Huff
District Court Judge, Southern District of California
III. Judicial Perspective from the District of New Mexico 10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m
Honorable Martha Vazquez
Chief Judge, District of New Mexico
Chief Probation Officer, District of New Mexico
Assistant Deputy Chief Probation Officer, District of New Mexico
IV. Department of Justice Perspective 11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Johnny K. Sutton, Esq.
United States Attorney, Western District of Texas
V. Defense and Other Advocates 11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Jon Sands, Esq.
Federal Public Defender, District of Arizona
Reuben Camper Cahn, Esq.
Executive Director, Federal Defenders of San Diego
VII. Judicial Perspective from the District of Arizona 2:30 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Honorable John M. Roll
District Court Judge, District of Arizona
Magdeline E. Jensen
Chief United States Probation Officer, District of Arizona
Assistant Deputy Chief Probation Officer, District of Arizona
VIII. Probation Officer Perspective from the Southern and Central Districts of California 3:15 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Assistant Deputy Chief Probation Officer, Central District of California
David J. Sultzbaugh
Assistant Deputy Chief Probation Officer, Southern District of California