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US v. ALVARADO, 02-1899

Defendant was not eligible for the "safety valve" exception to the five-year mandatory minimum sentence for a marijuana offense, 18 U.S.C. section 3553(f), where he had not given the government complete information about his offense prior to his sentencing hearing.

Appellate Information

  • Argued 11/14/2002
  • Decided 04/09/2003
  • Published 04/09/2003


  • DIANE P. WOOD, Circuit Judge., Before RIPPLE, ROVNER, and DIANE P. WOOD, Circuit Judges.


  • United States Seventh Circuit


  • For Appellees:
  • Carole J. Ryczek (Argued), Office of the United States Attorney, Civil Division, Chicago, IL, for Plaintiff-Appellee., Leonard C. Goodman (Argued), Chicago, IL, for Defendant-Appellant.
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