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US v. Tanner, 07-1801, 07-2251, 07-2596

Sentence for drug and firearms offenses is affirmed over defendant's objections that his sentencing hearing should have been continued, and the sentencing thereafter conducted using a newer version of the sentencing guidelines, under which he would have been eligible for safety-valve relief.

Appellate Information

  • Argued 08/05/2008
  • Decided 09/12/2008
  • Published 09/12/2008


  • POSNER, Circuit Judge., Before POSNER, COFFEY, and MANION, Circuit Judges.


  • United States Seventh Circuit


  • For Appellant:
  • Arthia L. Tanner, Forrest City, AR, pro se., Larry Scott, Terre Haute, IN, pro se.

  • For Appellees:
  • Daniel L. Bella, David J. Nozick (argued), Office of the United States Attorney, Hammond, IN, for Plaintiff-Appellee., Richard H. Parsons, Andrew J. McGowan, Office of the Federal Public Defender, Peoria, IL, for Defendant-Appellant, Arthia L. Tanner., Robert A. Handelsman, Chicago, IL, for Defendant-Appellant, Larry Scott., Michael J. Gonring, E. King Poor, Quarles & Brady, Milwaukee, WI, Freya K. Bowen (argued), Madison, WI, for Defendant-Appellant, Lance Foster.
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