Crime and Punishment 1-22-2016
Summary: In recent years there has been a debate across the ideological spectrum about the reach and role of criminal law and punishment in the United States. This panel will explore the growth of criminal laws, the role of prosecutorial discretion, recent dialogue and actions around incarceration, and the appropriate federal/Florida roles in these arenas. -- This panel was part of the 2016 Annual Florida Chapters Conference at Disney's Boardwalk Inn in Lake Buena Vista, FL on January 22-23, 2016. -- Featuring: Prof. Ellen Podgor, Gary R. Trombley Family White-Collar Crime Research Professor and Professor of Law, Stetson Law School; Mr. William N. Shepherd, Partner, Holland & Knight LLP; Prof. John Stinneford, Professor of Law and Assistant Director, Criminal Justice Center at Levin College of Law, University of Florida; and Mr. Kenneth W. Sukhia, Owner, Sukhia Law Group PLC and former U.S. Attorney. Moderator: Hon. Stephanie Ray, Florida First District Court of Appeal. Introduction: Mr. Daniel Woodring, Principal Attorney, Woodring Law Firm.