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ARGUED NOVEMBER 4, 2009

Before CUDAHY, FLAUM, and EVANS, Circuit Judges.

Most sentencing appeals involve long (or at least medium length) prison terms. So, an appeal like the one in this case, involving a short four-month sentence, is fairly uncommon. And although the four-month sentence was imposed after the district court determined that the advisory guideline range was four to ten months based on two enhancements that are now challenged on appeal, the sentence could have easily still been a four-month term (the range would have been zero to six months) without the two challenged addons. Very interesting.

 
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