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Criminal Practice – First Step Act sentences subject to reasonableness review (access required)

In an issue of first impression, the court joined the Sixth Circuit and D.C. Circuit in holding that when a district court exercises discretion to reduce a sentence under the First Step Act, the imposition of the sentence must be procedurally and substantively reasonable. Background Chuck Collington was sentenced in 2010 to 30 years’ imprisonment after pleading ...

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