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US v. Osborne, No. 08-7121

Defendant's bank robbery sentence is affirmed where the facts of defendant's high-speed car chase following the robbery, which formed the basis for the district court's upward departure, were exceptional, and therefore outside of the heartland of ordinary cases.

Read US v. Osborne, No. 08-7121

Appellate Information

Filed January 26, 2010


Per Curiam


For Appellant:

Barry L. Derryberry, Julia L. O'Connell and Robert A. Ridenour, Assistant Public Defenders, Eastern District of Oklahoma, Tulsa, OK

For Appellee:

Douglas E. Snow, United States Attorney's Office, Eastern District of Oklahoma, Muskogee, OK