Federal lawyers who handle criminal defense understand the complex nature of the sentencing procedures in Federal Court. There are multiple considerations that contribute to an individuals ultimate sentence under federal law.
STATUTORY MANDATES – United States Judges are required to abide by any statute (Law) that establishes a punishment range for a particular crime. Additionally, the judiciary is required by statute to take into consideration many different factors as outlined 18 USC Sec. 3553, which can be found here: