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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT

Northern District of Texas

Barbara M.G. Lynn, Chief Judge
Karen Mitchell, Clerk of Court

Chapter V. Sources of Information

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  1. Local Assistance

    The following experienced criminal defense attorneys have offered their services to answer questions regarding federal criminal defense issues:

    Federal Public Defender's Office - Dallas
    Duty Attorney
    525 Griffin, Suite 629
    Dallas, TX 75209-2827
    214-767-2746

    Mr. Robert R. Smith
    2515 McKinney Avenue
    Suite 1400
    Dallas, TX 75201
    214-237-0900

    Mr. Bruce Anton
    2301 Cedar Springs Road
    Suite 400
    Dallas, TX 75201
    214-468-8100

  2. Defender Sentencing Hotline

    The Defender Sentencing Hotline offers free Sentencing Guideline assistance nationwide from a defense perspective. The hotline phone number is 1-800-788-9908.

  3. Useful Publications

    The following publications may be useful to Court appointed counsel.

    1. U.S. Sentencing Commission Guidelines Manual, U.S. Sentencing Commission, U.S. Government Printing Office, Superintendent of Documents, Mail Stop; SSOP, Washington, D.C. 20402. Web address: www.ussc.gov
    2. Most Frequently Asked Questions About the Sentencing Guidelines, (6th edition); U.S. Sentencing Commission, One Columbus Circle, N.E., Suite 2-500 South Lobby, Washington, D.C. 20002-8002. 202-502-4500; FAX: 202-502-4699. Web address: www.ussc.gov
    3. Federal Sentencing Reporter, (A project of the VERA Institute of Justice). To order, contact University of California Press 510-642-4191. Subscription rate is $130.00 a year. Web address: www.ucpress.edu
    4. Federal Sentencing Manual, McFadden, Clarke, Staniels. (Matthew Bender)
    5. Federal Sentencing Manual 2005, West Publishing Company
      1-800-328-9352 (quantity discounts available).
    6. Federal Sentencing Law and Practice, (Hutchison and Yellen) West Publishing Company, 800-328-9352.

 

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