US v. CATHEY, 00-10414
Even though a jury fails to make a specific finding and acquits the defendant of causing the death of another, for purposes of sentencing on other charges, the district court can make that finding on a preponderance of the evidence.
- Decided 07/19/2001
- Published 07/19/2001
- PATRICK E. HIGGINBOTHAM, Circuit Judge:, Before HIGGINBOTHAM and BENAVIDES, Circuit Judges, and DUPLANTIER, District Judge.
- United States Fifth Circuit
- For Appellees:
- Chad Eugene Meacham (argued), Dallas, TX, for Plaintiff-Appellee., James Warren St. John (argued), Fort Worth, TX, for Defendant-Appellant.