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Resentencing ‘Statement of Facts’ Nixed (access required)

On remand for defendant’s resentencing on cocaine distribution convictions, the trial court erred by reading a Statement of Facts to the resentencing jury, including a description of a conversation relating to a drug transaction for which defendant was not charged; the Court of Appeals reverses and remands for resentencing. The jury sentenced defendant to a total ...