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U.S. SENTENCING COMMISSION UNANIMOUSLY VOTES TO ALLOW DELAYED RETROACTIVE REDUCTION IN DRUG TRAFFICKING SENTENCES.

Posted by Jessica Carmichael | Feb 07, 2015 | 0 Comments

WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 18, 2014) — The United States Sentencing Commission voted unanimously today at a public meeting to apply a reduction in the sentencing guideline levels applicable to most federal drug trafficking offenders retroactively, meaning that many offenders currently in prison could be eligible for reduced sentences beginning November 2015.

Read the full press release on the Commission's website: http://www.ussc.gov/

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Jessica Carmichael

Ms. Carmichael was named one of the "Top 40 Under 40" by the National Trial Lawyers Association in 2015 and 2016, and "Top 10 Under 40 by National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys in 2015, and a "Rising Star" by Super Lawyers in 2016. Ms. Carmichael has been responsible for dismissals, acquittals, or reduced charges in many serious cases where her clients were unjustly charged, such as: felony strangulation, cyber attacks, arson, possession with intent to distribute, federal drug conspiracies, domestic assault, and more.

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