Scholarly Publications

Women and Sentencing

"In the spring of 2019, I gave the keynote speech at Georgetown Law for the American Criminal Law Review’s symposium on Women’s Rights in the Criminal Justice System. As highlighted throughout this Symposium Issue, speakers dis-cussed some of the seemingly endless ways the criminal justice system dispa-rately impacts women. The issue that stood out to me most during my time on the bench was the unfair and often illogical impact the now-advisory Sentencing Guidelines impose on women.