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US v. Jackson, No. 08-30231

In a drug distribution prosecution, the denial of Defendant's motion to reduce his sentence is affirmed, where Defendant's sentence was based on the statutory mandatory minimum, not on a Sentencing Guidelines range that was affected by Amendment 706 to the Guidelines.

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Appellate Information

Argued and Submitted April 7, 2009

Filed August 14, 2009


Opinion by Judge Tashima


For Appellant:

Michael Donahoe, Federal Defenders of Montana, Helena, MT

For Appellee:

William W. Mercer, United States Attorney, Billings, MT