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Criminal Law: Sentencing-Enhancement

Where a defendant in a methamphetamine case challenged the enhancement of his sentence, the district court did not err in applying the career-offender enhancement, and the drug-premises enhancement was also proper, so the judgment is affirmed. Judgment is affirmed. U.S. ...

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Criminal Law: Sentencing­-Enhancement-Intent

Where a defendant who pleaded guilty to being a felon in possession of a firearm challenged a four-level enhancement, the record supported the finding that the defendant had the requisite intent to distribute, so the judgment is affirmed. Judgment is ...

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Criminal Law: Sentencing-Enhancement

Where a defendant argued that the district court erred in applying a sentencing enhancement for using or possessing a firearm in connection with another felony offense, the defendant’s reasoning was rejected in prior caselaw, and the judgment is affirmed because ...

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Criminal Law: Sentencing-Enhancement

Where a defendant who pleaded guilty to a drug-conspiracy offense challenged his sentence, the district court did not err in applying an enhancement for the defendant’s role in the offense because undisputed facts in the presentence report established that he ...

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Criminal Law: Sentencing-Enhancement

Where a defendant challenged his sentence in a felon-in-possession case, the district court properly applied an enhancement, so the judgment is affirmed. Judgment is affirmed. U.S. v. Brown (MLW No. 73915/Case No. 18-3105 – 2 pages) (U.S. Court of Appeals, ...

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Criminal Law: Sentencing-Enhancement-Acceptance of Responsibility

Where a defendant who pleaded guilty to robbery and firearm offenses challenged his 150-month sentence, the district court did not err in applying a guidelines enhancement and in denying a reduction for the acceptance of responsibility, so the judgment is ...

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Criminal Law: Sentencing-Enhancement

Where a defendant challenged his sentence in a drug-trafficking case, the district court did not clearly err in concluding that he maintained a premises for the purpose of manufacturing or distributing a controlled substance, so a two-level enhancement was proper, ...

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