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Tag Archives: Controlled Substance Offense

Criminal Law: Sentencing-Revocation Sentence-Controlled Substance Offense

Where a defendant challenged his sentence following the revocation of supervised release, the district court did not err in determining that a prior federal conviction qualified as a controlled-substance offense, and the judgment is affirmed because the court also did ...

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Criminal Law: Sentencing-Prior Convictions-Controlled-Substance Offense

Where a defendant who pleaded guilty to being a felon in possession argued that his prior drug-conspiracy conviction was not a controlled-substance offense under the guidelines, the judgment is affirmed because the defendant did not show any error that was ...

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Criminal Law: Sentencing-Prior Convictions-Controlled Substance Offense

Where a defendant who pleaded guilty to being a felon in possession argued that his prior drug-conspiracy conviction was not a controlled-substance offense under the guidelines, the judgment is affirmed because the defendant did not show any error that was ...

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Criminal Law: Sentencing-Controlled Substance Offense-Mitigating Factors

Where defendants, who pleaded guilty to possessing a firearm after being convicted of a felony, challenged their sentences, the judgment is affirmed because a defendant’s 2012 conviction qualified as a controlled substance offense, and the court did not fail to ...

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Criminal Law: Sentencing -Career Offender-Controlled Substance Offense

  Where a defendant in a methamphetamine case challenged his designation as a career offender at sentencing, the judgment is affirmed because the defendant did not show that his Louisiana conviction was for mere possession rather than possession with intent ...

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Immigration Law: Removal Order-Controlled Substance Offense-Due Process

  Where petitioner sought review of the denial of his motion to reconsider or remand a final order of removal, the petitioner was found to be removable based on his conviction for a controlled-substance offense, so review was precluded by ...

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