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Criminal Law: Enticing a Minor-Within-Guidelines Sentence-Substantive Reasonableness of Sentence

Defendant pleaded guilty to attempting to entice a minor to engage in sexual activity. The district court sentenced defendant to a within-guidelines sentence. On appeal, defendant challenged his sentence as substantively unreasonable. Where the district court did not abuse its ...

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Criminal Law: Enticing a Minor- Sentence Enhancement- Pattern Based on Hearsay

Where forensic evidence corroborated hearsay evidence demonstrating defendant engaged in pattern of prohibited sexual conduct, district court properly applied sentencing guidelines enhancement for the pattern and defendant’s sentence was substantively reasonable. Judgment is affirmed. U.S. v. Vander Veer (MLW No. ...

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