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US v. Robertson, No. 08-3126

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By FindLaw Staff on June 19, 2009 4:42 PM

Defendant's firearm possession sentence is affirmed where: 1) Defendant's unconvicted conduct provided the District Court with an appropriate ground for departure under U.S.S.G. section 4A1.3(a)(2)(E), and 2) Defendant's criminal history and propensity to recidivate placed him outside the heartland of typical cases considered in drafting the Guidelines.

Read US v. Robertson, No. 08-3126.

Appellate Information

APPEAL FROM THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF KANSAS
(D.C. No. 2:07-CR-20153-KHV)
Decided June 19, 2009

Judges

Before O'BRIEN and BALDOCK, Circuit Judges, and BRORBY, Senior Circuit Judge.
Opinion by BALDOCK, Circuit Judge.

Counsel

Terrence J. Campbell, Barber Emerson, L.C., Lawrence, Kansas, for Defendant- Appellant.

Leon Patton, Assistant United States Attorney (Marietta Parker, Acting United States Attorney, with him on the briefs), Kansas City, Kansas, for Plaintiff-Appellee.

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