US v. Salas-Barraza, No. 08-2721

By FindLaw Staff on September 01, 2009 | Last updated on March 21, 2019

District court's sentence of a defendant convicted of conspiracy to distribute drugs to five years' probation with six months' home confinement is vacated and remanded as the district court did not base its sentence solely on assistance-related considerations under 18 U.S.C. section 3553(e). 

Read US v. Salas-Barraza, No. 08-2721

Appellate Information

Submitted: March 13, 2009

Filed: September 1, 2009


Opinion by Smith, Circuit Judge

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