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Defendant freed under new sentencing guidelines

First Step and Fair Sentencing acts pose quandary

A federal convict has been freed because of a change in sentencing guidelines, despite a disagreement over the proper procedure for making the change. The defendant, Juma Sampson, was convicted on drug and firearms charges in July 2002 and sentenced to 25 years in prison, plus 10 years of supervised release, based on mandatory minimum guidelines ...

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