The Future of Sentencing: Federal & State Court Policy and Practice


Event: The Future of Sentencing: Federal & State Court Policy and Practice is the topic of a daylong seminar hosted by the Center for Advanced Legal Studies at Suffolk University Law School. The course will explore the boundaries of judicial discretion and the role of lawyers within the sentencing process. Faculty includes: U.S. Representative Martin Meehan, 5th District (MA); Professor Stephen Saltzburg, Chairman of the ABA Commission; and Marc Mauer, Assistant Director of the Sentencing Project in Washington, D.C.

Date: Thursday, September 23, 2004

Time: 4:00p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Location: Suffolk University Law School, David J. Sargent Hall, 120 Tremont Street, Boston, MA

Cost: Tuition is $149, $99 for attorneys admitted to the bar after 2001, members of MACDL, ADAs, and CPCS attorneys; $79 for the course materials (if you are unable to attend).

For more details or to register, please call, 617-573-8627 or visit

Suffolk University Law School was founded in 1906 and has grown to be one of the largest law schools in the country. The Law School is located in the legal and business center of Boston, Massachusetts. In 1999, the newly built Sargent Hall was dedicated and is the most technologically advanced law school of its kind, exemplified by Internet access at every seat in the classrooms, library, dining room and common areas. The core curriculum provides a strong legal foundation for more than 200 upper-level elective courses as well as four specialty concentrations in the JD program and five joint-degree programs that combine law with business, public administration, international economics, finance and criminal justice.

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