Notice from November 20, 2008


Thursday, November 20, 2008
Public Meeting
9:30 a.m.

Pursuant to Rule 3.2 of the Rules of Practice and Procedure of the United States Sentencing Commission, a public meeting of the Commission is scheduled for Thursday, November 20, 2008, at 9:30 a.m. The meeting will be held at the Thurgood Marshall Federal Judiciary Building, One Columbus Circle, N.E., in Suite 2-500 (South Lobby) as detailed in the following agenda:

Report of the Chair
Report of the Staff Director
Vote to Adopt Minutes

Briefing on Identity Theft Enforcement and Restitution Act of 2008

Michael DuBose, Chief of the Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section (CCIPS), in the Criminal Division, Department of Justice
Martin Richey, Assistant Federal Public Defender, District of Massachusetts
Russell Butler, Victims Advisory Group
Bruce Heiman, Counsel to BSA, the Business Software Alliance
Betsy Broder, the Federal Trade Commission

Briefing on Ryan Haight Online Pharmacy Consumer Protection Act of 2008 and Drug Trafficking Vessel Interdiction Act of 2008

Joe Rannazzisi, Deputy Assistant Administrator for the Office of Diversion Control, Drug Enforcement Administration
Brad J. Kieserman, Chief, Operations Law Group, Office of Maritime & International Law, United States Coast Guard
Amy Baron-Evans, Sentencing Resource Counsel



Updated information on Commission activities can be obtained on our website ( or from the Commission’s public affairs office (202/502-4590).