US v. ROACH, 01-2618
In sentencing after an embezzlement conviction, a downward departure was improper under U.S.S.G. section 5K2.13 (for an offense committed while suffering from a significantly reduced mental capacity) where defendant's mental condition at the time of the offense was not adequately assessed.
- Argued 12/03/2001
- Decided 07/10/2002
- Published 07/10/2002
- WILLIAMS, Circuit Judge., Before POSNER, EVANS, and WILLIAMS, Circuit Judges.
- United States Seventh Circuit
- For Appellant:
- David E. Bindi (argued), Office of the United States Attorney Criminal Division, Chicago, IL, for plaintiff-appellant.
- For Appellees:
- Jeffery B. Steinback (argued), Chicago, IL, for defendant-appellee.