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Criminal Law: Possession of Child Pornography-Upward Sentencing Variance-Constitutionality of Sentence

Defendant pleaded guilty to possession of child pornography. The district court varied upward from the guidelines sentence. On appeal, defendant challenged the constitutionality of his sentence, arguing that the district court relied upon unproven allegations in his presentence investigation report. ...

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Criminal Law: Possession of Child Pornography-Violation of Supervised Release-Substantive Reasonableness of Sentence

Defendant pleaded guilty to possession of child pornography and was sentenced to 21 months of imprisonment followed by five years of supervised release. During his release, defendant admitted to violating the conditions of his release. The district court sentenced defendant ...

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Criminal Law: Possession of Child Pornography-Criminal-History Points-Resentencing

  Defendant pleaded guilty to possession of child pornography. During sentencing, defendant was assigned six criminal-history points for prior convictions in Minnesota state court that were treated as a single sentence under the guidelines. On appeal, defendant argued that he ...

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