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Tag Archives: Violation of Supervised Release

Violation of Supervised Release-Possession of Firearm-Substantive Reasonableness of Sentence

Defendant appealed from his sentence of 60 months’ imprisonment for violating the terms of his supervised release after he was found in possession of a firearm. On appeal, defendant challenged the substantive reasonableness of his sentence. Where the district court ...

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Criminal Law: Possession of Child Pornography-Violation of Supervised Release-Substantive Reasonableness of Sentence

Defendant pleaded guilty to possession of child pornography and was sentenced to 21 months of imprisonment followed by five years of supervised release. During his release, defendant admitted to violating the conditions of his release. The district court sentenced defendant ...

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Criminal Law: Violation of Supervised Release-Sufficiency of Evidence-Substantive Reasonableness of Sentence

The district court imposed a new sentence and returned defendant to prison after finding that defendant committed 11violations of the conditions of her supervised release, even though defendant admitted to only four violations. Where record supported finding defendant’s multiple positive ...

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Criminal Law: Robbery-Violation of Supervised Release-Substantive Reasonableness of Sentence

  Defendant committed a robbery while on supervised release from a prior bank robbery conviction. The district court sentenced defendant to an upward variance from the guidelines range. On appeal, defendant challenged his sentence as substantively unreasonable. Where the district ...

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Civil Rights: Violation of Supervised Release-Incompetency-Civil Commitment

  Defendant was found incompetent to proceed on charged violations of the conditions of his supervised release. Defendant appealed his civil commitment by the district court, challenging the sufficiency of the evidence justifying his commitment. Where mental health experts who ...

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Criminal Law: Unlawful Drug User in Possession of Firearm-Violation of Supervised Release-Substantive Reasonableness of Sentence

Defendant pleaded guilty to being an unlawful drug user in possession of a firearm, received a below-guidelines sentence of 12 months and one day and was released on supervision. Immediately thereafter, defendant committed 14 violations of her supervised release. The ...

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