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US v. Mays, 09-1767

District court's conviction of defendant pursuant to his unconditional guilty plea to possession of a firearm by a felon is affirmed where: 1) the district court did not abuse its discretion in holding that a potential change in Fourth Amendment law posed by Gant did not constitute a fair and just reason for permitting defendant to withdraw his guilty plea; and 2) defendant's sentence was based on reliable information and was substantively reasonable.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 01/27/2010
  • Published 01/27/2010


  • MANION, Circuit Judge., Before MANION, SYKES, and TINDER, Circuit Judges.


  • United States Seventh Circuit