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US v. Tyler, No. 08-3574

By FindLaw Staff on September 04, 2009 5:32 PM

District court's sentencing based on defendant's prior conviction is vacated and remanded where Minnesota's crime of fleeing a peace officer in a motor vehicle does not constitute a crime of violence under the Sentencing Guidelines and the district court erred in sentencing defendant as a career offender and thus improperly calculated his offense level and Guidelines range, which constitutes a significant procedural error. 

Read US v. Tyler, No. 08-3574

Appellate Information

Submitted: June 10, 2009

Filed: September 4, 2009

Judges

Opinion by Shepherd, Circuit Judge

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