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Criminal Law: Sentencing-Appeal Waiver

Where a defendant appealed after his guilty plea to a felon-in-possession case, the claim of ineffective assistance was not cognizable on direct appeal, and there were no non-frivolous issues for appeal that were outside the scope of the plea agreement’s appeal waiver, so the appeal is dismissed. Appeal is dismissed. U.S. v. Sims (MLW No. 74612/Case No. ...