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Criminal Law: Possession with Intent to Distribute-Calculation of Guidelines Range-Prior Convictions

  Defendant pleaded guilty to possession of heroin with intent to distribute. Defendant’s presentence investigation report included a prior Illinois conviction for aggravated unlawful use of a weapon. After the Illinois Supreme Court declared the statute of conviction unconstitutional in ...

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Criminal Law: Unlawful Possession of Firearm-Within-Guidelines Sentence-Calculation of Guidelines Range

Defendant pleaded guilty to possession of a firearm as a felon. The district court sentenced defendant within the guidelines range, advising that, even if the guidelines calculations were incorrect, it would impose the same sentence based on defendant’s history and ...

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Criminal Law: Felon in Possession of Firearm-Calculation of Guidelines Range-Crime of Violence

Defendant pleaded guilty to being a felon in possession of a firearm. The district court concluded that defendant had at least two felony convictions for a crime of violence or a controlled substances offense. On appeal, defendant argued that his ...

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