sentencing guidelines

Sentencing Guidelines Cases

U.S. v. Campa, 529 F.3d 980 (11th Cir. 2008)(improper enhancement for role in the offense, U.S.S.G. § 3B1.1)

U.S. v. Tellez, 915 F.2d 1501 (11th Cir. 1990)(improper enhancement of sentence following probation revocation, 18 U.S.C. § 3565)

U.S. v. King, 87 F.3d 1255, (11th Cir. 1996)(improper calculation of theft loss, U.S.S.G. § 2B1.1)

U.S. v. Roman, 254 F.3d 74 (11th Cir. 2001)(affirming grant of safety valve, U.S.S.G. § 5C1.2, in drug case despite prior misstatements by defendant)

U.S. v. Morrison, 204 F.2d 1091 (11th Cir. 2000)(vacating enhancement of sentence as violative of time/jurisdictional limitations of Fed. R. Crim. P. 35)

U.S. v. Hernandez, 145 F.3d 1433 (11th Cir. 1998) (reversing career offender enhancement under U.S.S.G. § 4B1.1 based on nature of prior drug conviction)

U.S. v. Williams, 989 F.2d 1137 (11th Cir. 1993)(reversing sentence enhancement based on mere arrest record, U.S.S.G. § 4A1.1)

U.S. v. Adams, 89 F.3d 854 (11th Cir. 1996)(affirming downward departure from career offender guideline, U.S.S.G. § 4B1.1)

U.S. v. Florez, 163 Fed. Appx. 806 (11th Cir. 2006)(reversing sentence in light of upwardly departure without notice as required under Fed. R. Crim. P. 32)

U.S. v. Bryan, No. 02-13834 (11th Cir. 2003) (government dismissal of appeal district court to award of 4-level minor role adjustment under U.S.S.G. § 3B1.2)

U.S. v. Walden, 175 Fed.Appx. 308 (11th Cir. 2006)(erroneous application of guidelines as mandatory in violation of Sixth Amendment) (same result obtained in: U.S. v. Vargas-Vasquez, 148 Fed. Appx. 836 (11th Cir. 2005); U.S. v. Cledanor, 137 Fed. Appx. 271 (11th Cir. 2005); U.S. v. Granados, 134 Fed. Appx. 399 (11th Cir. 2005); U.S. v. Almonte, 144 Fed. Appx. 757 (11th Cir. 2005); and U.S. v. Ballestero, 130 Fed. Appx. 363 (11th Cir. 2005))