US v. Lafayette, No. 08-3024
Defendant's drug and firearm sentence is affirmed where: 1) 18 U.S.C. section 3582(c)(2) permitted courts to consider only the consequences of Sentencing Guidelines changes and did not reopen other elements of a sentence; and 2) the district court acted within its discretion in denying a sentence reduction based on a Guidelines amendment.
Read US v. Lafayette, No. 08-3024
Argued October 8, 2009
Decided November 3, 2009
Opinion by Judge Tatel
A. D. Martin, Washington, DC
Peter S. Smith, Roy W. McLeese III, Assistant U.S. Attorneys, Washington, DC
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