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Tag Archives: Drug and Firearms Offenses

Criminal Law: Drug and Firearms Offenses-Appeal Waiver-Reasonableness of Sentence

Defendant appealed from the sentence imposed after he pleaded guilty to drug and firearms offenses pursuant to a plea agreement containing an appeal waiver. Where defendant’s appeal waiver was applicable to his challenge to his sentence, the court dismissed the ...

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Criminal Law: Drug and Firearms Offenses-Sufficiency of Evidence-Eyewitness Identification

Defendant appealed from his conviction for drug and firearms offenses, arguing that the district court erroneously admitted eyewitness identification evidence, failed to instruct the jury on eyewitness identification, and violated his Sixth Amendment right to counsel. Defendant also challenged the ...

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Criminal Law: Drug and Firearms Offenses-Appeal Waiver-Within-Guidelines Range Sentence

Defendant pleaded guilty to drug and firearms offenses pursuant to a plea agreement containing an appeal waiver. Defendant appealed from the district court’s imposition of a guidelines-range sentence, challenging the factual basis for his guilty plea and the validity of ...

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