United States Seventh Circuit

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US v. OWENS, 02-1262

Upward sentence adjustments after an armed robbery conviction are affirmed where 1) defendant's role as leader of a group amounted to an "aggravating role" and 2) and his false denials during trial testimony amounted to obstruction of justice.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 10/22/2002
  • Published 10/22/2002

Judges

  • COFFEY, Circuit Judge., Before COFFEY, ROVNER, and WILLIAMS, Circuit Judges.

Court

  • United States Seventh Circuit

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • David H. Miller (argued), Office of the U.S. Attorney, Fort Wayne, IN, for plaintiff-appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Robert D. Truitt (argued), Indiana Federal Community Defenders, Inc., South Bend, IN, defendant-appellant.