We begin with some good news: The Biden Administration has nominated Victoria Calvert to the Northern District of Georgia bench.
Our district’s collective compassionate-release project, like a speeding car with a blown flat tire, has rolled to a wobbly, harrowing
Good afternoon, one and all! October will soon be upon us. You know what that means! Please mark your calendars
Okay, we get it. Any Georgia aggravated assault with a deadly weapon conviction (at least one based on reasonable-apprehension simple
We begin with good news on both the Armed Career Criminal Act and the compassionate release statute, and then dive
Three years ago, Judge Amy Totenberg imposed a sentence of probation by writing (and reciting in open court) a poem.
We start with hopeful news about the Armed Career Criminal Act. The Supreme Court continues to prescribe us antidotes to
[You’ll also find this piece on Don Samuel’s Contemporary Legal Problems blog, where he and others write wise and witty
The Eleventh Circuit has again landed on the wrong side of a circuit split. In the First Step Act, Congress
Three weeks ago, a trial team of the Federal Defender Program won an acquittal in the office’s first COVID-era jury