Federal Criminal Sentencing
Get a behind-the-scenes look at the criminal sentencing process in federal courts and learn the factors that impact how sentences are determined in federal convictions.
What you can learn.
- Learn the federal rules governing sentencing policies for individual and organizations
- Learn sentencing procedural requirements
- Gain an understanding of the probation officer's role and the impact of presentence interviews and recommendations
- Learn the standard proof for elements that enhance or lesson criminal sentences
About this course:In this seminar, students will be introduced to the federal rules governing sentencing policies for individuals and organizations convicted of felonies and serious misdemeanors in federal courts. Participants will learn about sentencing procedural requirements, the probation officer’s role, and the impact of presentence interviews and recommendations. Students will learn the standard of proof for elements that enhance or lessen criminal sentences and examine judicial concepts of equity.
Winter 2020 Schedule
These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.