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Criminal Law: Drug Offense-Substantive Reasonableness of Sentence-Statutory Sentencing Factors

Defendant appealed the sentence imposed following his guilty plea to a drug offense. On appeal, defendant challenged the substantive reasonableness of his sentence. Where the district court considered the statutory factors and did not consider an improper or irrelevant factor ...

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Criminal Law: Drug Offense-Substantive Reasonableness of Sentence-Consideration of Sentencing Factors

Defendant pleaded guilty to a drug offense. On appeal, defendant challenged the substantive reasonableness of his sentence. Where the district court properly considered the correct statutory sentencing factors and imposed a within-guidelines range sentence, defendant was not subjected to a ...

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Criminal Law: Drug Offense-Within-Guidelines Sentence-Substantive Reasonableness of Sentence

  Defendant appealed his within-guidelines sentence imposed after he pleaded guilty to a drug offense, arguing that the district court imposed a substantively unreasonable sentence. Where the district court adequately considered all statutory sentencing factors, it did not impose a ...

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Criminal Law: Drug Offense-Statutory-Minimum Sentence-Substantive Reasonableness of Sentence

  Defendant appealed the sentence imposed after he pleaded guilty to drug offenses. Defendant challenged the substantive reasonableness of his sentence. Where the district court adequately considered the statutory sentencing factors and imposed a statutory-minimum sentence, it did not impose ...

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