United States Fifth Circuit

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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


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


  • United States Fifth Circuit


  • 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.