CLE - The New Science Behind Sentencing

Pennsylvania will soon be the first state in the United States to utilize and adopt the new "future crimes" sentencing legislation. This law will allow the use of predictive analytics in reference to sentencing a defendant. Essentially the potential may exist for defendants to be given prison sentences for crimes they have yet to commit. Find out how the law will be implemented by the PA Sentencing Commission and by the court, judges and attorneys. Understand how this new, groundbreaking law will impact sentencing disparities based on location, race and income. Learn about the origins of this law as well as the scientific methodology that was utilized in bringing this controversial law to bear. Attendance is vital as this new law will have a major impact on all criminal law practitioners and their clients.
Philadelphia Bar Association 11th Floor Conference Center 1101 Market Street Philadelphia, PA 19107
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