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Criminal Law: Drug Offenses-Safety-Valve Relief-Incomplete Proffer

Defendant appealed his sentence, arguing the district court erred in finding that his proffer to the government was not complete and truthful to entitle him to safety-valve relief for his various drug offenses. Where the government’s evidence suggested defendant had ...

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Criminal Law: Possession with Intent to Distribute-Mandatory Minimum Sentence-Safety-Valve Relief

Defendant pleaded guilty to possession with intent to distribute a compound or mixture containing methamphetamine. On appeal, defendant argued that the district court should have granted him safety-valve relief. Where the district court credited officers’ testimony that defendant changed material ...

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