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What Federal Judges Want to Know at Sentencing

For the past year and a half, Alan Ellis has interviewed almost two dozen federal judges, discussing with them their philosophies on and advice for lawyers representing clients at federal sentencing. Mr. Ellis saw a pattern across the viewpoints of the judges: they are not getting the information they need during the sentencing phase of a case. Some of the themes and advice that emerged from those interviews are shared in this article published in The Federal Lawyer (September 2017).

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The Law Offices of Alan Ellis specializing In Federal Sentencing, Appeals, 2255 Habeas Corpus