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Argued February 2, 2001

Opinion for the Court filed by Chief Judge Edwards.

Thomas “Woozie” Fields and Bernard “Tadpole” Johnson appeal from judgments of convictions following a jury trial in the District Court. We affirm the convictions of both defendants. However, because we find that plain errors in sentencing affected defendants’ substantial rights and undermined the fairness of the sentencing proceedings, we vacate the sentences and remand the case to the District Court for further proceedings consistent with this opinion.

 
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