What Is the Impact of the Supreme Court’s Ruling in Freeman v. United States to the Retroactive Crack Cocaine Amendment?

2011-07-27T17:43:02-05:00July 27th, 2011|Tags: , , , , , , , |

First impressions are rarely accurate. At least mine, anyway. So when I first read Justice Sotomayor’s concurring opinion in Freeman v. United States, No. 09-10245, I didn’t think much of it. The number of guideline amendments that turn retroactive is few as are Rule 11(c) plea agreements. But giving the opinion a [...]