CASE LAW UPDATE: Whether defendant’s sentence for felon in possession of a firearm was not substantively unreasonable?
Defendant pleaded guilty to felon in possession of a firearm in federal court. On appeal, defendant challenged his sentence. The Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals held that the District Court did not abuse its discretion in imposing the sentence since the sentence was not substantively unreasonable and the court thoroughly explained its reasoning.
United States v. Hamber, 20-3307, per curiam. Appealed from United States District Court, Eastern District of Arkansas.
Minnesota Criminal Defense Lawyer Lynne Torgerson was not attorney of record in this case.