High Court Rejects Drug Defendant’s Sentencing Plea
The Crime Report
June 18, 2018

“A federal drug defendant was not entitled to a detailed explanation from a judge of why a lower sentence wasn’t imposed in his case, the Supreme Court ruled today. The case involved Adaucto Chavez-Meza, who was sentenced to 135 months in prison, but after the U.S. Sentencing Commission lowered the guidelines range for his offenses, the trial judge reduced the term to 114 months.”

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