Sunday, December 09, 2007

US District Court for the District of Nebraska erred when it gave a methampetamine defendant credit for "minimal participation" in a drug distribution scheme. Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals reverses sentence of time served at one year because the defendant actively participated in manufacturing and distributing the drugs. 063920P.pdf 12/07/2007 United States v. Scott Goodman U.S. Court of Appeals Case No: 06-3920 District of Nebraska - Omaha [PUBLISHED] [Gruender, Author, with Colloton and Beam, Circuit Judges] the court erred when it granted him a four-level minimal participant reduction under Guidelines Sec. 3B1.2(a); on remand, the court should not consider defendant's post-sentencing rehabilitation in determining his sentence.

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