What is a 5K Motion in the federal criminal system?

by Steve Jumes
5K Motions in Federal Criminal Cases A “5K” or a “5K motion” in the federal system is a motion filed under Section 5k1.1 of the United States Sentencing Guidelines requesting a sentence below the Sentencing Guidelines based on substantial assistance by the accused. The Prisoner’s Dilemma: Not just Game Theory Many people have seen films like ‘The Godfather’ which portrays a worl ...Read the full article