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US v. Lynn, No. 08-5125

In consolidated criminal cases involving defendants' objections, for the first time on appeal, to the sentences imposed by the sentencing courts, the circuit court rules that such unpreserved objections are to be subjected to plain-error review.  

Read US v. Lynn, No. 08-5125

Appellate Information

Argued: December 3, 2009

Decided: January 28, 2010


Opinion by Chief Judge Motz


For Appellant: Gregory Bruce English, English & Smith

For Appellee:   Richard Daniel Cooke, Office of the US Attorney