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Criminal Law: Sentencing-Upward Variance-Criminal History

  Where a defendant challenged his 204-month sentence in a crack-cocaine-possession case after the district court calculated an advisory range of 57-71 months, the judgment is affirmed because the court did not ignore factors as alleged by the defendant, and the court did not abuse its discretion in deciding that the defendant’s extensive and violent criminal ...