One way to get a rise out of usually reticent federal judges is to ask them about sentencing -- and particularly the Supreme Court's role in muddying the waters with a series of difficult-to-follow sentencing decisions since the beginning of this century. Now, U.S. District Judge Richard Kopf of the District of Nebraska has channeled his own frustration into a David Letterman-style Top 10 list. Kopf says he devised the list "with tongue partly in cheek," but it still makes for a provocative jaw-dropper.
Federal Judge's 'Top 10' List Takes On Supreme Court's Sentencing Decisions
January 29, 2008