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US v. Hankerson, 06-3291

Sentence for conviction based on guilty plea to distribution and possession with intent to distribute more than 100 grams of heroin is affirmed over claims that defendant's 121-month sentence was unreasonable, and that he received ineffective assistance of counsel by the lawyer who handled his sentencing.

Appellate Information

  • Submitted 06/29/2007
  • Decided 07/31/2007
  • Published 07/31/2007


  • Before: BARRY, FUENTES, and GARTH, Circuit Judges.


  • United States Third Circuit


  • For Appellant:
  • Richard Coughlin, Kevin Carlucci, Louise Arkel, Office of the Federal Public Defender, Newark, NJ, Attorneys for Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Christopher J. Christie, George S. Leone, Allen Harberg, Office of the United States Attorney, Newark, NJ, Attorneys for Appellee.
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