Criminal Sentencing Law

Yesterday, we reviewed the Court’s record with civil cases involving governmental parties and administrative law.  Today, we’re on the criminal law side of the docket, reviewing the Court’s experience with cases involving criminal sentencing.

Not surprisingly (given the percentage of criminal law appellate decisions won by the government), the Court has heard more prosecution wins

Yesterday, we reviewed the Court’s record with civil cases involving governmental parties and administrative law.  Today, we’re looking at the Court’s decisions involving the law of criminal sentencing.

The Court decided one sentencing law case in 1992, ten in 1993, two in 1994, eight in 1995 and seven in 1996.

The Court decided nine cases