US v. Hopkins, No. 06-5091
On remand from the Supreme Court in light of Chamber v. US, 129 S.Ct. 687 (2009), defendant's sentence under the enhanced guidelines is affirmed but the designation of defendant as a career offender is reversed where the crime of failure to report for incarceration, as distinguished from escape from custody, is not a violent felony for purposes of the Armed Career Criminal Act, 18 U.S.C. section 924(e).
Read US v. Hopkins, No. 06-5091
On Appeal from the United States District Court for the MiddleDistrict of Pennsylvania (D.C. No. 06-cr-00064)
District Judge: Honorable Christopher C. Conner
Argued February 11, 2008
Opinion Filed August 21, 2009
Before: Sloviter, Smith, and Stapleton, Circuit Judges
Opinion by Circuit Judge Stapleton
Counsel for Appellant: Frederick W. Ulrich, Esq.
Counsel for Appellees: Michael A. Consiglio, Esq.
You Don’t Have To Solve This on Your Own – Get a Lawyer’s Help
Meeting with a lawyer can help you understand your options and how to best protect your rights. Visit our attorney directory to find a lawyer near you who can help.