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US v. Jones, No. 08-1352

By FindLaw Staff on July 07, 2009 4:55 PM

Defendant's ten-year mandatory-minimum sentence for possession with intent to distribute over fifty grams of cocaine base is affirmed, where the sentence did not amount to cruel and unusual punishment, because the case did not present an extreme disparity between the sentence imposed and the crime committed.

Read US v. Jones, No. 08-1352

Appellate Information

Submitted: April 21, 2009

Decided and Filed: July 7, 2009

Judges

Opinion by Judge Moore

Counsel

For Appellant:

Daniel R. Fagan, Daniel R. Fagan & Associates, P.C., Grand Rapids, MI

For Appellee:

Jennifer L. McManus, Assistant United States Attorney, Grand Rapids, MI

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