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Tag Archives: Resentencing

Appeals court rules against man seeking resentencing

A 2016 law permits the state parole board to review only the life sentences — but not additional, shorter sentences — of offenders who as juveniles were sentenced to life imprisonment without parole but now may seek review of their ...

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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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Criminal Law: Felon in Possession of a Firearm-Resentencing-Substantive Reasonableness of Sentence

Defendant’s sentence was previously vacated by the court after it concluded defendant did not qualify as an armed career criminal. On remand, the district court resentenced defendant to 120 months on his conviction. Defendant appealed, challenging the substantive reasonableness of ...

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Criminal Law: Sentencing Habeas Relief Resentencing

Where a defendant sought to vacate a 200-month sentence seeking remand for a resentencing hearing to consider his rehabilitation efforts, the judgment is affirmed because the district court followed clearly established resentencing procedures, and his convictions for second-degree assault on ...

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