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Criminal – Sentencing – Reduction – Acceptance Of Responsibility – Amendment (access required)

Although the sentencing guideline provision allowing a reduction for a defendant's "acceptance of responsibility" was amended after defendant's sentencing to allow an additional one-point offense level reduction for acceptance of responsibility if certain requirements are met, the court cannot now apply this amendment in response to defendant's motion to reduce his sentence. Even assuming that defendant ...

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