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Criminal Law: Bank Fraud-Guidelines Range Calculation-Procedural Error

Defendant pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit bank fraud and aiding and abetting aggravated identity theft. The district court calculated a sentencing guidelines range for 135 to 168 months’ imprisonment for the conspiracy offense. On appeal, defendant argued that the ...

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Criminal Law: Sentencing-Procedural Error

Where a defendant who pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute a controlled substance challenged his sentence as procedurally erroneous, the judgment is affirmed because the district court did not give undue weight to the guidelines relative to the sentences and ...

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