US v. Jeffers, No. 06-5289 - U.S. Fourth Circuit
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US v. Jeffers, No. 06-5289

Defendant's drug and firearm convictions and sentence are affirmed, where 1) the lack of a reporter's transcript of the charge conference and related proceedings did not violate Defendant's due process rights and 2) the evidence linked Defendant to multiple firearms during the course of the conspiracy offense.

Read the full decision in US v. Jeffers, No. 06-5289.

Appellate Information:

Appeal from the United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia, at Harrisonburg. (5:04-cr-30042-gec) Glen E. Conrad, District Judge.
Argued on March 27, 2009
Decided on June 17, 2009

Judges:

Before NIEMEYER, KING, and DUNCAN, Circuit Judges.
Opinion by KING, Circuit Judge.

Counsel:

ARGUED: Katherine A. Warren, WHEAT & WU, Washington, D.C., for Appellant. Jean Barrett Hudson, OFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES ATTORNEY, Charlottesville, Virginia, for Appellee.

ON BRIEF: Judith L. Wheat, Shanlon Wu, WHEAT & WU, Washington, D.C., for Appellant. Julia C. Dudley, Acting United States Attorney, Roanoke, Virginia, for Appellee.