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Criminal Practice — Drug Dealer’s Life Sentence ‘Unreasonable’ (access required)

U.S. v. Howard (Lawyers Weekly No. 001-202-14, 38 pp.) (Davis, J.) No. 13-4296, Dec. 4, 2014; USDC at Raleigh, N.C. (Dever, J.) 4th Cir. Holding: The 4th Circuit vacates a life sentence as “substantively unreasonable” and orders resentencing for a defendant with a history of selling PCP who was convicted of conspiracy, a weapons charge and ...

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