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Criminal Law: Sentencing-Controlled Substance Offense-Mitigating Factors

Where defendants, who pleaded guilty to possessing a firearm after being convicted of a felony, challenged their sentences, the judgment is affirmed because a defendant’s 2012 conviction qualified as a controlled substance offense, and the court did not fail to ...

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Criminal Law: Felon in Possession of Firearm-Substantive Reasonableness of Sentence-Mitigating Factors

Defendant pleaded guilty to being a felon in possession of a firearm. Based on defendant’s extensive criminal history, his recommended sentencing guidelines range was 77 to 96 months; however, the district court varied upward from the guidelines by 12 months. ...

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Criminal Law: Sentencing-Mitigating Factors

Where a defendant challenged his sentence in a methamphetamine-conspiracy case, the judgment is affirmed because the district court properly considered the mitigating factors and did not abuse its discretion in weighing the factors against the aggravating circumstances of the case ...

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