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Criminal Law: Bank Robbery-Sentencing Enhancement-Death Threats Made During Crime

Defendant pleaded guilty to bank robbery. His presentence report applied a two-level enhancement after finding defendant made a death threat during the robbery. On appeal, defendant challenged the sentencing enhancement and argued that his sentence was substantively unreasonable. Where defendant’s ...

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Criminal Law: Bank Robbery-Within-Guidelines Range Sentence-Substantive Reasonableness of Sentence

  Defendant pled guilty to bank robbery and the district court sentenced him to a within-Guidelines sentence of 108 months’ incarceration. On appeal, defendant argued that his sentence was substantively unreasonable, contending that the district emphasized aggravating factors at the ...

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