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Monthly Archives: November 2016

Changes to Federal Sentencing Guidelines Affect Definitions of “Crimes of Violence” and “Career Offenders”

Arseneault & Fassett, LLP Changes to the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines take effect this month to redefine “crime of violence” and “career offenders” for sentencing purposes. These changes will affect key aspects of the Guidelines which Federal courts use to determine some of the most lengthy sentences. The U.S. Sentencing Commission recognized that the previous definition … Read More