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US v. Pearson, No. 07-0142

Sentence for producing, transporting, receiving, and possessing child pornography is vacated and remanded further sentencing proceedings where a restitution order pursuant to 18 U.S.C. sec. 2259 may include an amount for estimated future medical expenses, but the district court did not explain adequately its calculation of the restitution amount in the order. The district court's judgment of conviction is affirmed in all other respects. 

Appellate Information
Appeal from the United States District Court for Northern District of New York.
Submitted: May 20, 2009
Decided: July 2, 2009

Before MINER, KATZMANN, and RAGGI, Circuit Judges.
Per Curium Opinion 

For Appellant: Paul D. Silver, Steve Grocki, US Attorney's Office, Albany, NY.

For Defendant: Laurie S. Hershey, Manhasset, NY.