A panel on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit ordered that a man be resentenced and his case reassigned to a different district judge after the trial court refused to give the man a new sentence in line with a prior ruling from the circuit.

In an opinion issued Monday, Judge Amul Thapar wrote the appeals court had “seen this case before,” as it had previously sided with the government’s appeal of a 12-month home confinement sentence handed down by U.S. District Judge Sheryl Lipman of the Western District of Tennessee to a man who pleaded guilty to child pornography charges. Judge Bernice Donald and Senior Judge Alice Batchelder also considered the appeal.

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