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Two-year reduction no abuse of discretion (access required)

Where the drug defendant asked that his sentence be reduced by five years but received only a two-year reduction, there was no abuse of discretion because the district court considered his arguments and balanced the nature of his offense, his post-sentencing mitigation evidence and his criminal record, his new guidelines sentencing range and the new ...