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Criminal Law: Burglary-Double-Counting for Sentencing Substantive Reasonableness of Sentence

Defendant appealed his sentence of 21 months’ imprisonment after he pleaded guilty to burglary of a pharmacy. On appeal, defendant argued that the trial court engaged in impermissible double-counting and imposed a substantively unreasonable sentence. Where defendant’s base offense encompassed ...

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Criminal Law: Burglary-Possession with Intent to Distribute-Consideration of Sentencing Factors

Defendant pleaded guilty to burglarizing a pharmacy and possessing prescription narcotics with intent to distribute. At sentencing, defendant requested a downward revision of his guidelines range based on his drug dependency and spinal injuries, while the government requested a sentence ...

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