CASE LAW UPDATE: Whether the District Court did not err in applying carjacking offense characteristic as sentencing enhancement?
Defendant was convicted of carjacking, carrying a firearm during a crime of violence, and, possession of a firearm by a prohibited person. The Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals held that: (1) it was not error to admit photos and conversations from a Facebook page; and (2) the defendant failed to show that it was error to apply the carjacking offense characteristic as a sentencing enhancement. Affirmed.
United States v. Wright, 19-3190, Smith, J. Appealed from the United States District Court, Northern District of Iowa.
Minnesota Criminal Defense Lawyer Lynne Torgerson was not attorney of record in this case.