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Criminal Law: Felony Child Abuse and Neglect-Imprisonment and Supervised Release-Substantive Reasonableness of Sentence

Defendant pleaded guilty to felony child abuse and neglect and was sentenced to 60 months’ imprisonment followed by three years’ supervised release. On appeal, defendant challenged the substantive reasonableness of his sentence. Where the district court based its sentencing on ...

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Criminal Law: Felony Child Abuse and Neglect-Substantive Reasonableness of Sentence-Lack of Sufficiently Analogous Guidelines

Defendant pleaded guilty to one count of felony child abuse and neglect. The district court noted that the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines had no express guideline for felony child abuse and neglect, nor was there any sufficiently analogous guideline. Accordingly, the ...

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