Sentencing Shift Might Not Help Most White Collar Defendants

By Saurish Appleby-Bhattacharjee (February 2, 2024, 3:15 PM EST) -- The white collar bar has lauded a newly implemented amendment to federal sentencing guidelines. Amendment 821 took effect this past November, adding a so-called zero-point offender adjustment, which, at first blush, creates a new path to noncustodial sentences for prosecutions involving first-time offenders....

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