US v. Morales, No. 09-30047 - Criminal Law - U.S. Ninth Circuit
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US v. Morales, No. 09-30047

Defendant's supervised release revocation sentence is affirmed where the commission's policy statement concerning whether a sentence reduction was authorized, U.S.S.G. section 1B1.10, was binding, and did not authorize a reduction in defendant's supervised release revocation sentence.

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Appellate Information

Argued and Submitted November 4, 2009

Filed January 5, 2010

Judges

Opinion by Judge Kozinski

Counsel

For Appellant:

Stephen R. Sady, Alison M. Clark, Assistant Federal Public Defender, Portland, OR

For Appellee:

Leah K. Bolstad, Karin J. Immergut and Kathleen L. Bickers, Assistant United States Attorney, Portland, OR