Federal Sentencing Study Profile Index

Professor David Zlotnick
Roger Williams University School of Law
Crack Cocaine
William M. Nickerson, (D. Md.) [PDF]
Philip Reinhard, (N.D. Ill.) [PDF]
Alex Kozinski, (9th Cir.) [PDF]
Clyde Roger Vinson, (N.D. Fla.) [PDF]
Joseph F. Anderson, Jr., (D. S.C.) [PDF]
Sharon Lovelace Blackburn, (N.D. Ala.) [PDF]
Charles R. Butler, Jr., (S.D. Ala.) [PDF]
Robin J. Cauthron, (W.D. Okla.) [PDF]
Ira DeMent, (M.D. Ala.) [PDF]
Marilyn L. Huff, (S.D. Cal.) [PDF]
James M. Rosenbaum, (D. Minn.) [PDF]
Sam Sparks, (W.D. Tx.) [PDF]
Lyle E. Strom, (D. Neb.) [PDF]
Richard W. Vollmer, Jr., (S. D. of Ala.) [PDF]
Samuel G. Wilson, (W.D. Va.) [PDF]

Sympathetic Defendants
   "Girlfriend" Defendants
James A. Parker, (D. N.M.) [PDF]
James D. Todd, (W.D. Tenn.) [PDF]
James M. Rosenbaum, (D. Minn.) [PDF]
Sam Sparks, (W.D. Tx.) [PDF]
Clyde Roger Vinson, (N.D. Fla.) [PDF]
   Drug Addicts & Alcoholics
Garnett Thomas Eisele, (E.D. Ark.) [PDF]
Michael R. Hogan, (D. Or.) [PDF]
Thomas Gray Hull, (E.D. Tenn.) [PDF]
Robert E. Jones, (D. Or.) [PDF]
James A. Parker, (D. N.M.) [PDF]
Stephen M. Reasoner, (E.D. Ark.) [PDF]
Frederic N. Smalkin, (D. Md.) [PDF]
Sam Sparks, (W.D. Tx.) [PDF]
   Drug Couriers
David Sam, (D. Utah) [PDF]
Garnett Thomas Eisele, (E.D. Ark.) [PDF]
Ronald E. Longstaff, (S.D. Iowa) [PDF]
James A. Parker, (D. N.M.) [PDF]
James M. Rosenbaum, (D. Minn.) [PDF]
   Physical or Mental Illness
John C. Coughenour, (W.D. Wash.) [PDF]
Hayden Wilson Head, Jr., (S.D. Tx.) [PDF]
Marilyn L. Huff, (S.D. Cal.) [PDF]
William M. Nickerson, (D. Md.) [PDF]
   Very Young & Older Defendants
Hector M. Laffitte, (D. P.R.) [PDF]
Marilyn L. Huff, (S.D. Cal.) [PDF]
Stephen M. Reasoner, (E.D. Ark.) [PDF]

Long Sentences for First-Time and/or Non-Violent Offenders
Charles R. Butler, Jr., (S.D. Ala.) [PDF]
Robin J. Cauthron, (W.D. Okla.) [PDF]
Robert H. Cleland, (E.D. Mich.) [PDF]
Fernando J. Gaitan, Jr., (W.D. Mo.) [PDF]
Thomas A. Higgins, (M.D. Tenn.) [PDF]
Robert E. Jones, (D. Or.) [PDF]
Thomas A. Higgins, (M.D. Tenn.) [PDF]
Robert E. Jones, (D. Or.) [PDF]
Alex Kozinski, (9th Cir.) [PDF]
Hector M. Laffitte, (D. P.R.) [PDF]
Richard P. Matsch, (D. Co.) [PDF]
James M. Rosenbaum, (D. Minn.) [PDF]
Dennis W. Shedd, (4th Cir.) [PDF]
Richard W. Vollmer, Jr., (S. D. of Ala.) [PDF]

Life Sentences for Non-Violent Offenders
J. Phil Gilbert, (S.D. Ill.) [PDF]
Ronald E. Longstaff, (S.D. Iowa) [PDF]
William M. Nickerson, (D. Md.) [PDF]
Philip Reinhard, (N.D. Ill.) [PDF]
Lyle E. Strom, (D. Neb.) [PDF]
Clyde Roger Vinson, (N.D. Fla.) [PDF]

Co-Defendant Disparity
   Cooperation Disparity
William M. Nickerson, (D. Md.) [PDF]
Shelby Highsmith, (S.D. Fla.) [PDF]
James C. Fox, (E.D. N.C.) [PDF]
J. Phil Gilbert, (S.D. Ill.) [PDF]
Malcolm J. Howard, (E.D. N.C.) [PDF]
Ronald E. Longstaff, (S.D. Iowa) [PDF]
James D. Todd, (W.D. Tenn.) [PDF]
Clyde Roger Vinson, (N.D. Fla.) [PDF]
Samuel G. Wilson, (W.D. Va.) [PDF]
   Charge Selection & Plea Bargain Disparity
Thomas Gray Hull, (E.D. Tenn.) [PDF]
Hector M. Laffitte, (D. P.R.) [PDF]
James C. Fox, (E.D. N.C.) [PDF]
Marilyn L. Huff, (S.D. Cal.) [PDF]
   Forum Selection Disparity (Co-defendants charged in state court)
Lyle E. Strom, (D. Neb.) [PDF]
James C. Fox, (E.D. N.C.) [PDF]

Acquittal Conduct
Ira DeMent, (M.D. Ala.) [PDF]
Richard P. Matsch, (D. Co.) [PDF]
William M. Nickerson, (D. Md.) [PDF]
Frederic N. Smalkin, (D. Md.) [PDF]

Sentencing "Entrapment"
Donal D. Alsop, (D. Minn.) [PDF]
James M. Ideman, (C.D. Cal.) [PDF]

Firearm Mandatory Minimums
   "924(c) Stacking" Cases
Clyde Roger Vinson, (N.D. Fla.) [PDF]
William H. Acker, Jr., (N.D. Ala.) [PDF]
Malcolm J. Howard, (E.D. N.C.) [PDF]
   Felon-in-Possession Cases
John C. Coughenour, (W.D. Wash.) [PDF]
Michael R. Hogan, (D. Or.) [PDF]
Robert E. Jones, (D. Or.) [PDF]
James A. Parker, (D. N.M.) [PDF]
Frederic N. Smalkin, (D. Md.) [PDF]

Presidential Commutation Defendants
William M. Nickerson, (D. Md.) [PDF]
David Sam, (D. Utah) [PDF]

Re-entry Stories
James A. Parker, (D. N.M.) [PDF]
David Sam, (D. Utah) [PDF]
Sam Sparks, (W.D. Tx.) [PDF]
Alabama
William H. Acker, Jr., (N.D. Ala.) [PDF]
Sharon Lovelace Blackburn, (N.D. Ala.) [PDF]
Charles R. Butler, Jr., (S.D. Ala.) [PDF]
Ira DeMent, (M.D. Ala.) [PDF]
Richard W. Vollmer, Jr., (S. D. of Ala.) [PDF]

Alaska
There are currently no profiles for this state.

Arizona
There are currently no profiles for this state.

Arkansas
Garnett Thomas Eisele, (E.D. Ark.) [PDF]
Stephen M. Reasoner, (E.D. Ark.) [PDF]

California
Marilyn L. Huff, (S.D. Cal.) [PDF]
James M. Ideman, (C.D. Cal.) [PDF]

Colorado
Richard P. Matsch, (D. Co.) [PDF]

Connecticut
There are currently no profiles for this state.

Delaware
There are currently no profiles for this state.

Florida
Shelby Highsmith, (S.D. Fla.) [PDF]
Clyde Roger Vinson, (N.D. Fla.) [PDF]

Georgia
There are currently no profiles for this state.

Hawaii
There are currently no profiles for this state.

Idaho
There are currently no profiles for this state.

Illinois
J. Phil Gilbert, (S.D. Ill.) [PDF]
Philip Reinhard, (N.D. Ill.) [PDF]

Indiana
There are currently no profiles for this state.

Iowa
Ronald E. Longstaff, (S.D. Iowa) [PDF]

Kansas
There are currently no profiles for this state.

Kentucky
There are currently no profiles for this state.

Louisiana
There are currently no profiles for this state.

Maine
There are currently no profiles for this state.

Maryland
William M. Nickerson, (D. Md.) [PDF]
Frederic N. Smalkin, (D. Md.) [PDF]

Massachusetts
There are currently no profiles for this state.

Michegan
Robert H. Cleland, (E.D. Mich.) [PDF]

Minnesota
Donal D. Alsop, (D. Minn.) [PDF]
James M. Rosenbaum, (D. Minn.) [PDF]

Mississippi
There are currently no profiles for this state.

Missouri
Fernando J. Gaitan, Jr., (W.D. Mo.) [PDF]

Montana
There are currently no profiles for this state.

Nebraska
Lyle E. Strom, (D. Neb.) [PDF]

Nevada
There are currently no profiles for this state.

New Hampshire
There are currently no profiles for this state.

New Jersey
There are currently no profiles for this state.

New Mexico
James A. Parker, (D. N.M.) [PDF]

New York
There are currently no profiles for this state.

North Carolina
James C. Fox, (E.D. N.C.) [PDF]
Malcolm J. Howard, (E.D. N.C.) [PDF]

North Dakota
There are currently no profiles for this state.

Ohio
There are currently no profiles for this state.

Oklahoma
Robin J. Cauthron, (W.D. Okla.) [PDF]

Oregan
Michael R. Hogan, (D. Or.) [PDF]
Robert E. Jones, (D. Or.) [PDF]

Pennsylvania
There are currently no profiles for this state.

Puerto Rico
Hector M. Laffitte, (D. P.R.) [PDF]

Rhode Island
There are currently no profiles for this state.

South Carolina
Joseph F. Anderson, Jr., (D. S.C.) [PDF]

South Dakota
There are currently no profiles for this state.

Tennessee
Thomas A. Higgins, (M.D. Tenn.) [PDF]
Thomas Gray Hull, (E.D. Tenn.) [PDF]
James D. Todd, (W.D. Tenn.) [PDF]

Texas
Hayden Wilson Head, Jr., (S.D. Tx.) [PDF]
Sam Sparks, (W.D. Tx.) [PDF]

Utah
David Sam, (D. Utah) [PDF]

Vermont
There are currently no profiles for this state.

Virginia
Samuel G. Wilson, (W.D. Va.) [PDF]

Washington
John C. Coughenour, (W.D. Wash.) [PDF]

West Virginia
There are currently no profiles for this state.

Wisconsin
There are currently no profiles for this state.

Wyoming
There are currently no profiles for this state.

First Circuit
There are currently no profiles for this circuit.

Second Circuit
There are currently no profiles for this circuit.

Third Circuit
There are currently no profiles for this circuit.

Fourth Circuit
Dennis W. Shedd, (4th Cir.) [PDF]

Fifth Circuit
There are currently no profiles for this circuit.

Sixth Circuit
There are currently no profiles for this circuit.

Seventh Circuit
There are currently no profiles for this circuit.

Eighth Circuit
There are currently no profiles for this circuit.

Ninth Circuit
Alex Kozinski, (9th Cir.) [PDF]

Tenth Circuit
There are currently no profiles for this circuit.

Eleventh Circuit
There are currently no profiles for this circuit.