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Criminal Law: Possession with Intent to Distribute-Sixth Amendment Violation-Sentencing Errors

A jury convicted defendant of conspiracy and possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine. On appeal, defendant argued that his attorney violated defendant’s Sixth Amendment rights by conceding guilt to the possession charge at trial, and that the trial court committed ...

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Criminal Law: Inmate in Possession of Prohibited Object-Sufficiency of Evidence-Sixth Amendment Violation

Defendant was found guilty of being an inmate in possession of a prohibited object — specifically, a cell phone. On appeal, defendant challenged the sufficiency of the evidence and argued that the district court violated his Sixth Amendment rights by ...

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