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Tag Archives: Substantive Unreasonableness

Criminal Law: Sentencing-Revocation Sentence-Substantive Unreasonableness

Where a defendant challenged his sentence following the revocation of his supervised release, the revocation sentence was not substantively unreasonable, and the district court properly explained the reasons for the decision, so the judgment is affirmed. Judgment is affirmed. U.S. ...

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Criminal Law: Sentencing-Substantive Unreasonableness

  Where a defendant challenged his sentence in a felon-in-possession case, the judgment is affirmed because the district court properly considered the relevant factors and did not abuse its discretion, and the sentence was not substantively unreasonable. Judgment is affirmed. ...

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Criminal Law: Sentencing- Above-Guidelines-Range Term- Substantive Unreasonableness

Defendant was resentenced, with the district court imposing an above-guidelines-range term of incarceration. Defendant appealed, arguing that his sentence was procedurally and substantively unreasonable. Where district court did not abuse its discretion in deciding to vary a sentence upward based ...

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Criminal Law:Felon in Possession of a Firearm-Upward Variation of Sentence-Substantive Unreasonableness

Defendant pleaded guilty to being a felon in possession of a firearm. The district court determined defendant’s advisory guidelines sentencing range at 70 to 87 months’ imprisonment but instead imposed a 99-month sentence. Defendant appealed, challenging his sentence as substantively ...

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Criminal Law: Child Pornography-Sentencing-Substantive Unreasonableness

Defendant pleaded guilty to various child-pornography offenses. Defendant appealed his sentence, arguing that it was substantively unreasonable. Where sentence was below advisory guideline range and district court reasonably considered all statutory sentencing factors, defendant had not received substantively unreasonable sentence. ...

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