United States Sentencing Commission Public Hearing on Retroactivity
Tuesday, November 13, 2007
Georgetown University Law Center
Gewirz Student Center, 12th Floor Conference Room
9:30 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.
9:45 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
Judicial Branch Perspectives
Honorable Reggie Walton, Criminal Law Committee
10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Stephen Sady and Lisa Freeland, Federal Public Defenders
David Debold, Practitioners Advisory Group
Barry Boss, American Bar Association
Carmen Hernandez, NACDL
11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Executive Branch Perspectives
Gretchen C. F. Shappert, United States Attorney, Western District of North Carolina
Sylvester E. Jones, Assistant Director, Witness Security and Prisoner Operations, United States Marshals Service
Joe I. Cassily, National District Attorneys Association
11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.
Steve Chanenson, Villanova University School of Law
Anne Piehl, Rutgers University
12:45 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Community Perspectives I
Chuck Canterbury, Fraternal Order of Police
Wade Ikard, Pastor, North Carolina
Hilary Shelton, NAACP
2:45 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Community Perspectives II
Pat Nolan, President, Justice Fellowship Division, Prison Fellowship Ministries
Marc Mauer, Sentencing Project
3:30 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.
Community Perspectives III
Ocie L. Acoff, Pastor and Director, Varner Education and Training Facility, Selma, Alabama
Julie Stewart and De-Ann Coffman, FAMM
4:15 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.