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US v. Ringgold, No. 06-10492

By FindLaw Staff on July 07, 2009 | Last updated on March 21, 2019

Defendant's firearm possession sentence is affirmed, where a District Court does not abuse its discretion by declining to consider the disparity between a recommended Guidelines sentence and the maximum sentence a defendant would receive if convicted of the same conduct in state court.

Read US v. Ringgold, No. 06-10492

Appellate Information

Argued and Submitted December 15, 2008

Filed July 7, 2009


Opinion by Judge Thomas


For Appellant:

Barry J. Portman, Federal Public Defender, Oakland, CA

For Appellee:

Joseph P. Russoniello, United States Attorney, San Francisco, CA

W.S. Wilson Leung, Assistant United States Attorney, San Francisco, CA

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