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US v. Cannon, 05-1841, 05-1842

Defendant's sentence for drug related offenses is vacated and remanded for imposition of a life sentence pursuant to a mandatory recidivist sentence enhancement for multiple drug related offenses where district court erred in departing from the mandatory minimum sentence.

Appellate Information

  • Argued 11/07/2005
  • Decided 11/29/2005
  • Published 11/29/2005


  • EASTERBROOK, Circuit Judge., Before POSNER, EASTERBROOK, and WOOD, Circuit Judges.


  • United States Seventh Circuit


  • For Appellant:
  • Timothy A. Bass (argued), Office of the United States Attorney, Urbana, IL, for Plaintiff-Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Tiffani D. Johnson (argued), Office of the Federal Public Defender, Urbana, IL, for Defendant-Appellee.
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