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CASE ENTRY

United States v. Cota-Luna

Prosecutors: Two defendants faced threat of harm from Mexican cartel, were in no position to profit from their role in drug-smuggling operation. Because of their cooperation and remorse, we recommend below-guidelines sentences of three years. District court: They each get 10 years. Sixth Circuit: Vacated. Remanded to different judge.


Tags: 2018, Plea Deals, Sentencing, Sixth Circuit

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