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Criminal Law: Sentencing-Substantive Reasonableness-Defendant’s Childhood

Where a defendant challenged his sentence in an illegal reentry case, arguing that the district court failed to give sufficient weight to his difficult childhood, the court properly weighed the mitigating factors against the lengthy criminal history, and the court ...

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Criminal Law: Sentencing-Substantive Reasonableness

Where a defendant challenged his sentence as substantively unreasonable, the judgment is affirmed because the district court properly considered the relevant factors, including the defendant’s rehabilitative efforts. Judgment is affirmed. U.S. v. Faulkner (MLW No. 73225/Case No. 18-2910 – 2 ...

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