What Courts' Deference Preference Can Mean For Sentencing

By Jennifer Freel and Michael Murtha (August 14, 2023, 2:33 PM EDT) -- Federal circuit courts across the nation are split over whether the U.S. Supreme Court's 2019 decision in Kisor v. Wilkie[1] — an opinion that limited judicial deference to agency interpretations — affects the deference afforded to commentary in the U.S. sentencing guidelines under its 1993 Stinson v. U.S. decision.[2]...

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