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Mandatory supervised release term not required (access required)

Where the district court believed it was required to impose a mandatory minimum term of five additional years of supervised release after the defendant violated his sex-offender registration requirement, but the statute does not require a mandatory minimum term, the sentence was vacated because the error was plain and affected the defendant’s substantial rights. Background Upon revocation ...