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Criminal – Drug Conspiracy – Sentence Reduction – Amendment 706 (access required)

A Charlottesville U.S. District Court reduces a defendant’s 360-month prison sentence for conspiracy to distribute crack cocaine to 324 months, under Amendment 706 to the federal sentencing guidelines, as changed by Amendment 711. Based on an addendum to the presentence investigation report, defendant’s amended guideline range would be 292 to 365 months if his guideline range ...