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SUPREME COURT HOLDS THAT THE MANDATORY MINIMUM PROVISIONS OF THE FAIR SENTENCING ACT APPLY TO ALL INDIVIDUALS SENTENCED ON OR AFTER AUGUST 3, 2010:

In Dorsey v. United States and Hill v. United States, the Supreme Court held that Congress intended for the new mandatory minimum provisions in the FSA apply to all defendants sentenced post-enactment, even defendants whose conduct predated the Act.

This decision may have tremendous significance to a large number of individuals. If you have any questions about implementing the Court’s decision to reduce a client’s sentence, please contact James Egan at 315-701-0080 or james.egan@fd.org.