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US v. Beane, No. 08-3769

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By FindLaw Staff on October 20, 2009 4:47 PM

Defendant's drug distribution sentence is affirmed where: 1) it was not error for the district court to consider whether a particular sentence would be reversed on appeal; and 2) because defendant was sentenced as a career offender under U.S.S.G. section 4B1.1, his offense level was determined by the statutory maximum penalty for the offense of conviction, not by section 2D1.1 and its crack-powder ratio.

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Submitted: June 11, 2009

Filed: October 20, 2009

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Opinion by Judge Colloton

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