Sentencing Advocacy, Practice and Reform Institute

Congressman Robert C. “Bobby” Scott (D-VA) will share his unique insight and perspective on rates of incarceration, sentencing trends and alternatives, and recent legislation
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Sentencing Advocacy, Practice and Reform Institute
Presented by The American Bar Association Criminal Justice Section

October 24, 2008
The Marvin Center, George Washington University 800 21st St., Washington, DC
This First Of Its Kind Sentencing Institute Will Feature:

A broad array of sentencing and post-sentencing presentations that address the most pressing criminal justice issue of our time
Three tracks of instruction, each focused on issues of concern to different segments of the criminal justice community including prosecutors, public defenders, judges, academics, sentencing consultants, mitigation specialists, corrections personnel, victim advocates, white collar criminal defense attorneys and policy experts

A White Collar Crime Track that will focus on practice and procedure issues of particular concern to criminal defense attorneys in general and white collar practitioners in particular

A Policy Track that will examine sentencing trends and opportunities for reform in both the federal and state courts

A Corrections Track that will focus on conditions of and alternatives to incarceration as well as cutting edge efforts to reduce recidivism

A plenary session on the state of the sentencing union covering rates of incarceration, sentencing trends, racial disparities, alternatives to incarceration and recent federal legislation

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