US v. Ringgold, No. 06-10492 - Criminal Law - U.S. Ninth Circuit
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US v. Ringgold, No. 06-10492

Defendant's firearm possession sentence is affirmed, where a District Court does not abuse its discretion by declining to consider the disparity between a recommended Guidelines sentence and the maximum sentence a defendant would receive if convicted of the same conduct in state court.

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Appellate Information

Argued and Submitted December 15, 2008

Filed July 7, 2009

Judges

Opinion by Judge Thomas

Counsel

For Appellant:

Barry J. Portman, Federal Public Defender, Oakland, CA

For Appellee:

Joseph P. Russoniello, United States Attorney, San Francisco, CA

W.S. Wilson Leung, Assistant United States Attorney, San Francisco, CA