A blog of the Philadelphia Bar Association’s Criminal Justice Section

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Session schedule

The House and Senate return to session on September 15.

Sentencing Commission

September 3 — Commission on Sentencing strategic planning session- 3 p.m., dinner meeting- 6 p.m. Nittany Lion Inn, 200 West Park Ave., State College.  (formal notice)

September 4 — Commission on Sentencing policy committee meeting- 9 a.m., commission meeting- 9 a.m.. Nittany Lion Inn, 200 West Park Ave., State College.  (formal notice)

Public hearing

September 8– Senate Transportation and Judiciary Committees hold a joint hearing on the inadequacy of existing DUI laws.  Millersville University’s Ware Center, Lancaster. 10:30 a.m.

News items

Court: Mandatory Minimum Sentences Unconstitutional

Superior Court Frowns On Mandatory Sentencing Law

(Source:  Crisci Associates’ PA Capitol Digest)

Conservative columnist George Will writes about the 50th anniversary of the Criminal Justice Act

Click for story in the Washington Post

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