US v. Wesson, No. 08-30177 - U.S. Ninth Circuit
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US v. Wesson, No. 08-30177

In a drug distribution prosecution, the denial of defendant's motion for reduction of his sentence is affirmed where defendant was sentenced as a career offender, and was thus not eligible for a reduction of his prison sentence under Amendment 706 to the Sentencing Guidelines.

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Appellate Information

Submitted October 19, 2009

Filed October 19, 2009

Judges

Opinion by Judge Tallman

Counsel

For Appellant:

Tracey A. Staab, Federal Defenders of Eastern Washington and Idaho, Spokane, WA

For Appellee:

Robert A. Ellis, Assistant United States Attorney, Spokane, WA