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US v. Grier, No. 07-3507

By FindLaw Staff on October 26, 2009 | Last updated on March 21, 2019

District court's decision to exercise its discretion to grant defendant a downward departure under USSG section 4A1.3 as to his criminal history category, but not with respect to his offense level, is affirmed as the district court properly applied the Guidelines when it held that it could not depart downward in offense level under section 4A1.3 on the basis of defendant's overstated criminal history.  Furthermore, the district court adequately considered defendant's argument for a downward variance and the 37-month term of incarceration was substantively reasonable.   

Read US v. Grier, No. 07-3507

Appellate Information

On Appeal from the United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania

(D.C. No. 06-cr-00173)  

District Judge: Honorable Yvette Kane.

Opinion Filed October 26, 2009


Before:  Sloviter and Hardiman, Circuit Judges, and Pollak, District Judge

Opinion by Hardiman, Circuit Judge 


Counsel for Appellant:  William A. Behe

Counsel for Appellee:  Edward J. Rymsza

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