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May 12, 2006

Third Eighth Circuit reversal of downward variance this week

As it has done two previous times this week (details here and here), the Eighth Circuit today in US v. Gall, No. 05-3001 (8th Cir. May  12, 2006) (available here), has reversed another below-guideline sentence as unreasonable.  The district court who did the sentencing in Gall may be galled to discover that the Eighth Circuit panel disagreed with nearly every one of sentencing court's 3553(a) considerations and judgments.

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