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Criminal Law: Drug and Firearm Offenses-Sentencing Guidelines Calculation-Substantive Reasonableness of Sentence

Defendant appealed the sentence imposed following his guilty plea to drug and firearm charges. On appeal, defendant challenged the district court’s calculation of defendant’s sentencing guidelines range and argued that his sentence was substantively unreasonable. Where defendant withdrew his objections ...

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Felon in Possession of Firearm-Sentencing Guidelines Calculation-Attempted Murder of Police Officer

Defendant pleaded guilty to being a felon in possession of a firearm. The district court sentenced defendant to 10 years’ incarceration after hearing testimony that defendant fired at a police officer trying to apprehend him. On appeal, defendant challenged the ...

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Criminal Law: Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine-Description of Offense Conduct-Sentencing Guidelines Calculation

Defendant pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute and possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine. Defendant unsuccessfully objected to the presentence investigation report’s description of the offense conduct and the proposed Sentencing Guideline calculation. The district court ultimately imposed a low-end ...

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