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.
Argued and Submitted December 15, 2008
Filed July 7, 2009
Opinion by Judge Thomas
Joseph P. Russoniello, United States Attorney, San Francisco, CA
W.S. Wilson Leung, Assistant United States Attorney, San Francisco, CA