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Criminal – Sentencing On Remand – Allocution – Plain Error (access required)

A district court committed plain error on denying defendant a right of allocution at his sentencing on remand for a fraudulent investment scheme, and his 121-month sentence is vacated and his case remanded for resentencing. The government concedes that the denial of allocution was a plain and prejudicial error, but argues that we should not notice ...