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Criminal Law: Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine- Drug User in Possession of Firearm-Sentencing Enhancing

Defendant pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine and being a drug user in possession of a firearm. The district court imposed a two-level enhancement for possessing a firearm in connection with a drug-trafficking conspiracy. On appeal, defendant challenged application ...

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Criminal Law: Drug User in Possession of Firearm-Guidelines Range-Upward Departure

Defendant pleaded guilty to being a drug user in possession of a firearm. Defendant’s presentence report included a four-level sentencing enhancement for possessing a firearm in connection with distribution of marijuana. The district court overruled defendant’s objection to the enhancement ...

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