Articles

Federal Sentencing

Trends and Practice Tips for Representing Child Pornography Offenders at Sentencing, 27 Crim. Justice 29 (2012).
At a “Loss” for Justice: Federal Sentencing for Economic Offenses, 25 Crim. Justice 34 (2011).
Use of Video, 26 Crim. Justice 60 (2011).
“Intended Loss” Redefined in Fraud Cases, 24 Crim. Justice 52 (2009).
Standards of Proof at Sentencing, 24 Crim. Justice 62 (2009).
Federal Sentencing under the Advisory Guidelines: A Primer for the Occasional Federal Practitioner-Part I, 32 Champion 42 (2008).
Federal Presentence Investigation Report
Federal Sentencing under the Advisory Guidelines: A Primer for the Occasional Federal Practitioner-Part II, 32 Champion 46 (2008).
Inside Baseball: Interview with Former Probation Officer, 21 Crim. Justice 36 (2007).
Federal Sentencing Practice Tips: Effects of United States v. Booker, Verdict 15 (2006).
Practice Tips: Part 1, 20 Crim. Justice 55 (2006).
Practice Tips: Part 2, 21 Crim. Justice 55 (2006).
Litigating in a Post-Booker World, 20 Crim. Justice 25 (2005).
Representing White-Collar Clients in a Post Booker World, 29 Champion 12 (2005).
Answering the “Why” Question: The Powerful Departure Grounds of Diminished Capacity, Aberrant Behavior and Post-Offense Rehabilitation, 11 Fed. Sent. R. 322 (1999).

CHILD PORNOGRAPHY

Trends and Practice Tips for Representing Child Pornography Offenders at Sentencing, 27 Crim. Justice 29 (2012).

28 U.S.C. § 2255 (Habeas Corpus Motions)

Federal Prison Guidebook, Ch. 11 (2014).
Book Review by Prof. Doug Berman.

PRISON MATTERS

Federal Prison Guidebook, Ch. 5 (2014).
Book Review by Prof. Doug Berman.
Book Review by Attorney Elizabeth Kelley.
Federal Prison Practice Tips, 27 Crim. Justice 58 (2012).
Changes to the BOP Residential Drug Abuse Program, 33 Champion 50 (2009).
Dionne Searcy and Amir Efrati, Wall Street Journal, Sins and Admissions: Getting into the Top Prisons (July 16, 2009).
Ashby Jones, Wall Street Journal, Where Does Bernie Go From Here? Part II with Lawyer Alan Ellis (June 29, 2009).

RULE 35

Maximize Benefit of Client’s Cooperation with Government, 22 Crim. Justice 69 (2007).
Litigating Substantial Assistance Motions, 16 Fed. Presentence and Post Conviction News 1 (1999).

WHITE COLLAR

At a “Loss” for Justice: Federal Sentencing for Economic Offenses, 25 Crim. Justice 34 (2011).
“Intended Loss” Redefined in Fraud Cases, 24 Crim. Justice 52 (2009).
Representing White-Collar Clients in a Post Booker World, 29 Champion 12 (2005).