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US v. Jensen, No. 06-2284

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By FindLaw Staff on November 12, 2009 2:33 PM

Defendant's drug conspiracy sentence is vacated where the Supreme Court's decisions in Gall and Burns changed the law of the circuit and granted authority to district courts that they lacked under the Eighth Circuit's pre-Gall precedents, including the authority to make certain major reductions in the absence of extraordinary assistance.

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Submitted: April 23, 2008

Filed: November 12, 2009

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Opinion by Judge Colloton

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