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Criminal Law: Drug Offenses-Jail Credits-Appeal Waiver

  Defendant pleaded guilty to a drug offense pursuant to a plea agreement that contained an appeal waiver. On appeal, defendant challenged the sentence imposed by the district court, arguing he should receive credit for time spent in custody on related state charges. Where defendant knowingly and voluntarily entered his plea agreement, the court enforced defendant’s appeal ...