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OPTIONS – The sentencing fiasco of Roger Stone is providing Judge Amy Berman Jackson with a new kind of test. Jacqueline Thomsen reports that as allegations of political bias hang over the DOJ’s extraordinary decision to overhaul its recommendation on how long the Trump ally should be sent to prison, Jackson faces two different DOJ sentencing recommendations. Some former federal judges say that Jackson could question the DOJ about how to weigh the two sentencing recommendations. Others, including Shira Scheindlin say that’s a bad idea. 

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