United States Fifth Circuit

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US v. Le, 05-21007

A conviction and sentence for being a felon in possession of a firearm is affirmed over claims of error regarding: 1) supplemental jury instructions; 2) certain statements regarding defendant's parole status; 3) a four-level sentencing enhancement based on a finding that "the defendant used or possessed any firearm or ammunition in connection with another felony offense"; and 4) a determination of his base offense level due to a prior conviction of a "controlled substance offense".

Appellate Information

  • Decided 12/21/2007
  • Published 12/26/2007

Judges

  • EDITH BROWN CLEMENT, Circuit Judge:, Before JONES, Chief Judge, and HIGGINBOTHAM and CLEMENT, Circuit Judges.

Court

  • United States Fifth Circuit

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • Kathlyn Giannaula Snyder, James Lee Turner, Asst. U.S. Attys., James Thomas Kitchen (argued), Houston, TX, for U.S., Marjorie A. Meyers, Fed. Pub. Def., Laura Fletcher Leavitt (argued), Asst. Fed. Pub. Def., Houston, TX, for Le.