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US v. Hebert, No. 07-2438

Defendant's direct criminal appeal of district court's request to the Bureau of Prisons is dismissed as appellate review is not available when a sentencing judge suggests that the Bureau should evaluate or treat certain physical or emotional problems. 

Read US v. Hebert, No. 07-2438

Appellate Information

Argued: September 21, 2009

Decided and Filed: October 23, 2009


Opinion by Circuit Judge Merritt


For Appellant:  Paul A. Peterson, Federal Public Defenders Office, Marquette, Michigan

For Appellee:  Maarten Vermaat, Assistant United States Attorney, Marquette, Michigan