United States Seventh Circuit

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US v. SMITH, 99-4253

Defendant failed to establish either cause or prejudice for sentencing error after judge's determination that defendant was accountable for more than 15 kilograms of cocaine, with the lowest plausible estimate being 9 kilograms.

Appellate Information

  • Submitted 12/11/2000
  • Decided 02/08/2001
  • Published 02/08/2001


  • EASTERBROOK, Circuit Judge., Before COFFEY, EASTERBROOK, and EVANS, Circuit Judges.


  • United States Seventh Circuit


  • For Appellees:
  • W. Charles Grace (submitted), Office of the U.S. Atty., Crim. Div., Fairview Heights, IL, for Plaintiff-Appellee., Richard H. Parsons, Office of the Public Defender, Peoria, IL, for Defendant-Appellant.