The Yale Law Journal

M. Marit Rehavi


On Estimating Disparity and Inferring Causation: Sur-Reply to the U.S. Sentencing Commission Staff

Sonja B. Starr & M. Marit Rehavi

In this Essay, Professors Starr and Rehavi respond to the U.S. Sentencing Commission’s empirical staff’s criticisms of their recent article, which found, contrary to the Commission’s prior work, no evidence that racial disparity in sentences increased in response to United States v. Booker. As Starr…