United States Fifth Circuit

Reset A A Font size: Print

US v. Jones, 06-30855

An upward departure sentence for possession of a firearm by a felon is affirmed over a claim that the court based the sentence on the inappropriate factor of his lengthy arrest record.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 06/15/2007
  • Published 06/18/2007

Judges

  • JERRY E. SMITH, Circuit Judge:, Before SMITH, BENAVIDES and DENNIS, Circuit Judges.

Court

  • United States Fifth Circuit

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • Tony Gordon Sanders, Stephen A. Higginson, Asst. U.S. Attys., New Orleans, LA, for U.S., Virginia Laughlin Schlueter, Fed. Pub. Def., Robert F. Barnard, Asst. Fed. Pub. Def., Robin Elise Schulberg, New Orleans, LA, for Jones.