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Gaspar-Felipe v. United States

Jan 12, 2022 by AFP

(1) Whether the Fifth Amendment’s Due Process Clause prohibits a federal court from basing a criminal defendant’s sentence on a charge of which a jury acquitted him, as the Michigan Supreme Court has held, or whether, instead, acquitted-conduct sentencing complies with the Fifth Amendment, as 12 federal courts of appeal and the Iowa Supreme Court have held; (2) Whether the Sixth Amendment’s right to jury trial prohibits a federal court from basing a criminal defendant’s sentence on a charge of which a jury acquitted him.