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US v. Santiago-Rivera, No. 08-1499

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By FindLaw Staff on February 05, 2010 4:11 PM

District court's imposition of a sentence upon a defendant in connection with the revocation of a term of supervised release is vacated and remanded as the district court committed a procedural error by selecting a sentence for the sole purpose of controlling the running of an unrelated local sentence. 

Read US v. Santiago-Rivera, No. 08-1499

Appellate Information

Appeal from the United States District Court for the District of Maine

Decided February 5, 2010

Judges

Before: Torruella, Seyla and Hoawrd, Circuit Judges

Opinion by  Circuit Judge Seyla

Counsel

For Appellant:  Irma R. Valldejuli

For Appellee:     Nelson Pérez-Sosa, Assistant United States Attorney, Thomas F. Klumper, Assistant United States Attorney, and Rosa Emilia Rodríguez-Vélez, United States Attorney

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