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Greenlaw v. United States

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07-330 8th Cir. Apr 15, 2008
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Jun 23, 2008 TBD Ginsburg OT 2007

Issue: Whether a federal circuit court may sua sponte increase a defendant’s sentence in the absence of a cross-appeal by the government.

Judgment: Vacated and remanded, in an opinion by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on June 23, 2008.

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