The recent U.S. Sentencing Commission finding that federal judges in Connecticut depart from punishment guidelines more than in any state but Arizona raises issues of concern, say members of this state’s bench and the bar.
Most significantly it appears judges use the departures to give lesser sentences for white-collar crime than the national sentencing guidelines suggest, says U.S. Attorney Stephen C. Robinson.
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