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Criminal – Sentencing – Drug Distribution – Acceptance Of Responsibility (access required)

A defendant who admitted to selling crack cocaine and pleaded guilty to that offense is not entitled to a reduction in sentencing under the federal sentencing guidelines for his acceptance of responsibility, in light of his continued sale of drugs - albeit marijuana and Xanax, not crack - while incarcerated; however, defendant must be resentenced ...