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Criminal – Guilty Plea – Sentence Appeal – Waiver (access required)

A plea agreement may have stated that defendant waived his right to appeal his sentence, but the district court told defendant he had a right to appeal and prosecutors did not object, and the 4th Circuit refuses to find a waiver; on the merits, however, it upholds a drug defendant’s sentence of 169 months, including ...