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US v. Perdue, No. 08-4358

Defendant's drug distribution sentence is affirmed where a district court may not grant a motion for a reduction in sentence premised upon Amendment 706 to the Sentencing Guidelines if the defendant seeking the reduction was originally sentenced as a career offender.

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Appellate Information

Submitted: May 19, 2009

Decided and Filed: July 14, 2009


Opinion by Judge Gilman


For Appellant:

Andy P. Hart, Office of the Federal Public Defender, Toledo, OH

For Appellee:

Blas E. Serrano, Assistant United States Attorney, Cleveland, OH