In re Sealed Case, No. 08-3029
Defendant's drug distribution sentence is reversed where 18 U.S.C. section 3582(a) expressly prohibits sentencing courts from treating rehabilitation as a reason for imposing a longer term of imprisonment, and the district court committed plain error by doing so.
Read In re Sealed Case, No. 08-3029
Argued March 12, 2009
Decided July 28, 2009
Opinion by Judge Tatel
Partial Concurrence and Partial Dissent by Judge Henderson
Nicholas P. Coleman, Assistant U.S. Attorney, Washington, DC
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