District judge gives drug convict 10 years—double the guideline sentence and double what prosecutors asked for—because of a news article he’d just seen about an increase in opioid overdose deaths. Sixth Circuit: Yeah, no, can’t do that.
Tags: 2018, Drug Trafficking, Sentencing, Sixth Circuit
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