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Criminal Law: Robbery-Motion to Vacate Conviction-Ineffective Assistance of Counsel

  Defendant pled guilty to robbery. Thereafter, defendant moved to vacate his conviction, alleging his counsel was ineffective for misadvising defendant about the immigration consequences of a guilty plea. The district court denied defendant’s motion without an evidentiary hearing. Where ...

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Criminal Law: Robbery-Violation of Supervised Release-Substantive Reasonableness of Sentence

  Defendant committed a robbery while on supervised release from a prior bank robbery conviction. The district court sentenced defendant to an upward variance from the guidelines range. On appeal, defendant challenged his sentence as substantively unreasonable. Where the district ...

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