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Criminal Law: Drug and Firearm Offenses-Within-Guidelines Sentence-Career-Offender Designation

Defendant appealed from his within-guidelines sentence, entered after defendant pleaded guilty to a drug offense and a firearm offense. On appeal, defendant challenged his designation as a career offender, the denial of his request for a downward departure, and the ...

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Criminal Law: Drug and Firearm Offenses-Sentencing Guidelines Calculation-Substantive Reasonableness of Sentence

Defendant appealed the sentence imposed following his guilty plea to drug and firearm charges. On appeal, defendant challenged the district court’s calculation of defendant’s sentencing guidelines range and argued that his sentence was substantively unreasonable. Where defendant withdrew his objections ...

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