Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility
Don't miss

Tag Archives: Procedural and Substantive Error

Criminal Law: Felon in Possession of a Firearm -Upward Variance-Procedural and Substantive Error

  Defendant pleaded guilty to being a felon in possession of a firearm. On appeal, defendant challenged the district court’s decision to sentence him to 120 months’ imprisonment, an upward variance from the guidelines range of 30 to 37 months. ...

Read More »

Criminal Law: Felon in Possession of a Firearm-Reformed Sentence-Procedural and Substantive Error

  Defendant was convicted of multiple offenses and was initially sentenced to 420 months’ imprisonment; one of his convictions had the sentence enhanced under the ACCA. In an initial appeal, the court vacated defendant’s sentence after concluding defendant’s predicate conviction ...

Read More »