US v. COSTELLO, 01-2839
An increase in defendant's base-offense level, under U.S.S.G. section 2G1.1(b)(1), requires that force or coercion be directed toward a prostitute, and force directed toward someone other than a prostitute cannot apply to support such an increase.
- Decided 09/26/2002
- Published 09/26/2002
- POSNER, Circuit Judge., Before POSNER, EASTERBROOK, and DIANE P. WOOD, Circuit Judges.
- United States Seventh Circuit
- For Appellees:
- Toi Denise Houston (argued), Office of U.S. Atty., Hammond, IN, for Plaintiff-Appellee., Bret A. Rappaport, Bethany N. Schols (argued), Schwartz, Cooper, Greenberger & Krauss, Chicago, IL, for Defendant-Appellant.