From Verdict to Sentencing in the Federal Criminal System

February 25, 2010
New York County Lawyer's Vesey Street, 2nd Floor York, NY

Course Description:

Gain an in-depth understanding of how a federal criminal case unfolds after the verdict has been rendered up through sentencing from a panel of experts led by Honorable Stephen Robinson, District Court Judge, S.D.N.Y.

A panel from the prosecution, defense and bench will focus on post verdict motions, the pre-sentence phase, sentencing phase including the all important Sentencing Guidelines and recent case law.

Some of the topics to be discussed include:

  • Bail pending sentence and pending appeal
  • Motions:  to set aside verdict; mistrial on court's own motion; for judgment of acquittal; for a new trial
  • Constructive Amendment
  • Variance
  • Role of probation
  • Fatico Hearing
  • Application of the Sentencing Guidelines
  • Incarceration

Program Chair and Moderator:

    Mark B. Rosen, John Jay College of Criminal Justice


Marc Agnifilo, Brafman and Associates
James Glasser, Wiggin and Dana
Anjan Sahni, Chief, Terrorism and International Narcotics Office, U.S. Attorney, S.D.N.Y
Honorable Stephen Robinson, S.D.N.Y.
Steve Statsinger, Federal Defender

Course ID:  C022510

Credits:  3 MCLE Credits (1 Ethics; 2 Professional Practice; Transitional and Non-transitional)