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Criminal Law: Possession with Intent to Distribute-Career-Offender Designation-Downward Sentence Variance

Defendant pleaded guilty to possession with intent to distribute. The preliminary investigation report recommended classifying defendant as a career offender. The district court accepted the classification despite defendant’s objection and imposed a downward variance on his guidelines range. Defendant challenged his career-offender classification on appeal. Where defendants’ prior state convictions did not include inchoate offenses, the ...

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