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US v. Williams, No. 08-3606

By FindLaw Staff on December 30, 2009 1:49 PM

In defendant's appeal from the district court's order granting the government's motion for a 12-month sentence reduction, the appeal is dismissed for lack of jurisdiction where, absent an unconstitutional motive, the extent to which a district court exercises its discretionary authority to depart downward was not subject to review.

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Submitted: September 25, 2009

Filed: December 30, 2009

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Opinion by Judge Smith

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