A New Landscape? Federal Sentencing Post First-Step Act



Date & Time

Start Date: 11/19/2020
Start Time: 9:00 am
End Time: 10:30 am


Mira Baylson will be presenting at the Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers White Collar Practice Seminar. Mira and the panel will discuss how to use the First Step Act as an effective tool in your practice. Topics will include the Hon. John Gleeson’s pioneering work using the First Step Act to target unjust sentences, the First Step Act’s uses in the COVIDera, and what the Act’s implementation could look like in the future. They will also discuss the new risk assessment tool developed in response to the First Step Act, the Prisoner Assessment Tool Targeting Estimated Risk and needs (PATTERN), and how it is being implemented by the Federal Bureau of Prisons. This will be a valuable session for all practitioners who represent individuals through sentencing.



Mira E. Baylson



(215) 665-4631

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