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Criminal – Sentencing – Acceptance Of Responsibility – Judge's Authority (access required)

A trial judge erred in holding that he had no legal authority to reduce defendant's offense level on drug counts for acceptance of responsibility, after defendant went to trial on companion firearm charges under 18 U.S.C. Sect. 924(c); although the advisory sentencing guidelines do not require a court to grant defendant the reduction, they do ...

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