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Criminal Law: Appeal Waiver-Ineffective Assistance of Counsel-Substantive Reasonableness of Sentence

Defendant appealed from his guilty plea to drug and firearm offenses, pursuant to a plea agreement that contained an appeal waiver. On appeal, appellate counsel’s Anders brief raised questions of trial counsel’s ineffectiveness for failing to object to Guidelines enhancements and of the substantive reasonableness of defendant’s sentence. Where the scope of defendant’s appeal waiver encompassed ...

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