Federal Sentencing

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.

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