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Criminal Law: Possession of Child Pornography-Criminal-History Points-Resentencing

  Defendant pleaded guilty to possession of child pornography. During sentencing, defendant was assigned six criminal-history points for prior convictions in Minnesota state court that were treated as a single sentence under the guidelines. On appeal, defendant argued that he ...

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Criminal Law: Distribution of Methamphetamine-Criminal History Points-“Gathering Where Controlled Substances Are Unlawfully Used”

Defendant pleaded guilty to distribution of methamphetamine. His presentence report assessed two criminal history points, one for a drug-paraphernalia conviction and one for a serious misdemeanor conviction for “gathering where controlled substances [are] unlawfully used.” The district court rejected defendant’s ...

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Criminal Law: Robbery- Consecutive Sentences- Criminal History Points

Defendant pleaded guilty to robbery and firearms charges; the district court imposed a sentence consecutive to an undischarged state sentence plaintiff was serving for assault. Defendant challenged the imposition of a consecutive sentence, arguing that it breached his plea agreement ...

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