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United States v. Freddie J. Booker; United States v. Ducan Fanfan

Case Conclusion Date: 01.12.2005

Practice Area: Constitutional

Outcome: Federal Sentencing guidelines were abolished.

Description: Ms. Scapicchio successfully argued to the United States Supreme Court that the federal sentencing guidelines which had been in effect for the previous twenty years were unconstitutional. As a result, the federal mandatory guideline system was abolished.

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