Sentencing Guidelines for United States Courts, 31071 [2012-12688]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 101 / Thursday, May 24, 2012 / Notices Authority: 28 U.S.C. 994(a), (o), (p), 995; USSC Rules of Practice and Procedure 5.2, 5.4. South Lobby, Washington, DC 20002– 8002, Attention: Public Affairs. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Patti B. Saris, Chair. Jeanne Doherty, Office of Legislative and Public Affairs, 202–502–4502. The Practitioners Advisory Group of the United States Sentencing Commission is a standing advisory group of the United States Sentencing Commission pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 995 and Rule 5.4 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure. Under the charter for the advisory group, the purpose of the advisory group is (1) To assist the Commission in carrying out its statutory responsibilities under 28 U.S.C. 994(o); (2) to provide to the Commission its views on the Commission’s activities and work, including proposed priorities and amendments; (3) to disseminate to defense attorneys, and to other professionals in the defense community, information regarding federal sentencing issues; and (4) to perform other related functions as the Commission requests. The advisory group consists of not more than 17 voting members, each of whom may serve not more than two consecutive three-year terms. Of those 17 voting members, one shall be Chair, one shall be Vice Chair, 12 shall be circuit members (one for each federal judicial circuit other than the Federal Circuit), and three shall be at-large members. To be eligible to serve as a voting member, an individual must be an attorney who (1) Devotes a substantial portion of his or her professional work to advocating the interests of privatelyrepresented individuals, or of individuals represented by private practitioners through appointment under the Criminal Justice Act of 1964, within the federal criminal justice system; (2) has significant experience with federal sentencing or postconviction issues related to criminal sentences; and (3) is in good standing of the highest court of the jurisdiction or jurisdictions in which he or she is admitted to practice. Additionally, to be eligible to serve as a circuit member, the individual’s primary place of business or a substantial portion of his or her practice must be in the circuit concerned. Each voting member is appointed by the Commission. 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AGENCY: In view of existing vacancies in the membership of the Victims Advisory Group, as well as anticipated vacancies in the membership of the advisory group because the terms of certain members are expiring as of December 2012, the Commission hereby invites any individual who has knowledge, expertise, and/or experience in the area of federal crime victimization to apply to be appointed to the membership of the advisory group. Applications should be received by the Commission not later than July 23, 2012. Applications may be sent to the address listed below. DATES: Applications for membership of the Victims Advisory Group should be received not later than July 23, 2012. ADDRESSES: Send applications to: United States Sentencing Commission, One Columbus Circle NE., Suite 2–500, South Lobby, Washington, DC 20002– 8002, Attention: Public Affairs. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jeanne Doherty, Office of Legislative and Public Affairs, 202–502–4502. 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UNITED STATES SENTENCING COMMISSION


Sentencing Guidelines for United States Courts

AGENCY: United States Sentencing Commission.

ACTION: Notice of period during which individuals may apply to be 
appointed to voting memberships of the Victims Advisory Group; request 
for applications.

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SUMMARY: In view of existing vacancies in the membership of the Victims 
Advisory Group, as well as anticipated vacancies in the membership of 
the advisory group because the terms of certain members are expiring as 
of December 2012, the Commission hereby invites any individual who has 
knowledge, expertise, and/or experience in the area of federal crime 
victimization to apply to be appointed to the membership of the 
advisory group. Applications should be received by the Commission not 
later than July 23, 2012. Applications may be sent to the address 
listed below.

DATES: Applications for membership of the Victims Advisory Group should 
be received not later than July 23, 2012.

ADDRESSES: Send applications to: United States Sentencing Commission, 
One Columbus Circle NE., Suite 2-500, South Lobby, Washington, DC 
20002-8002, Attention: Public Affairs.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jeanne Doherty, Office of Legislative 
and Public Affairs, 202-502-4502.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Victims Advisory Group of the United 
States Sentencing Commission is a standing advisory group of the United 
States Sentencing Commission pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 995 and Rule 5.4 of 
the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure. Under the charter for 
the advisory group, the purpose of the advisory group is (1) to assist 
the Commission in carrying out its statutory responsibilities under 28 
U.S.C. 994(o); (2) to provide to the Commission its views on the 
Commission's activities and work, including proposed priorities and 
amendments, as they relate to victims of crime; (3) to disseminate 
information regarding sentencing issues to organizations represented by 
the Victims Advisory Group and to other victims of crime and victims 
advocacy groups, as appropriate; and (4) to perform any other functions 
related to victims of crime as the Commission requests. Under the 
charter, the advisory group consists of not more than nine members, 
each of whom may serve not more than two consecutive three-year terms. 
Each member is appointed by the Commission.
    The Commission invites any individual who has knowledge, expertise, 
and/or experience in the area of federal crime victimization to apply 
to be appointed to the membership of the Victims Advisory Group.

    Authority: 28 U.S.C. 994(a), (o), (p), Sec.  995; USSC Rules of 
Practice and Procedure 5.2, 5.4.

Patti B. Saris,
Chair.
[FR Doc. 2012-12688 Filed 5-23-12; 8:45 am]
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