Two New York University Law Professors, Jennifer Arlen and Rachel Barkow, are available to discuss yesterday’s Supreme Court decision returning discretion on sentencing to judges.

Professor Arlen has done an empirical study on how the guidelines affect sentencing in the corporate context, looking both at the adoption of the guidelines and separately at what is the effect on sentencing if the guidelines are mandatory. Professor Arlen can be reached at 212.992.8842, Email: .

Professor Rachel Barkow has written extensively on the sentencing issue and testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee on this topic last summer. Professor Barkow can be reached at 212.992.8829, Email:

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