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Criminal – Sentencing – Supervised Release Violation – Illegal Phone Records (access required)

The government cannot use illegal recordings of defendant’s phone conversations, made by his girlfriend, to sentence him for violation of his supervised release; the 4th Circuit rejects the 6th Circuit’s “clean hands” approach. Defendant was sentenced to 24 months imprisonment for violating the terms of his supervised release. The government established some of the violations by ...