CASE LAW UPDATE: Whether the sentencing enhancement was not substantively unreasonable?
Defendant was convicted of drug and guns offenses, after he pleaded guilty. When sentenced, the District Court applied an enhancement for obstruction of justice. Defendant appealed. The Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld defendant’s sentence noting that the District Court did not err in applying an enhancement for the obstruction of justice, and the sentence was not substantively unreasonable.
United States v. Blakely, 21-2249, per curiam. Appealed from the United States District Court, District of Iowa.
Minneapolis Criminal Defense Lawyer Lynne Torgerson was not attorney of record in this case.