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The Law Office of Jeremy Gordon is an award winning federal criminal defense firm in practice since 2012. Located in the Dallas/Fort Worth area, we’ve won favorable outcomes across the country. If you or a loved one need help with a criminal case, contact our office today to discuss how we can give you the representation you deserve.
July 5, 2022
Plea Agreement Rejected and Government Not Allowed to Withdraw Charges

  When the Court rejected the plea agreement, the government was not allowed to withdraw a lesser charge in the Sixth Circuit United States vs. Bell, No. 21-5008 (6th Cir. 2022). Bell and Plea Agreement In August 2018, a federal grand jury returned a two-count indictment which charged Bell with distribution of a controlled substance resulting […]

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June 30, 2022
Supreme Court Makes Important Holding for Drug Cases: Ruan

XIULU RUAN v. UNITED STATES No. 20-1410 Petitioners Xiulu Ruan and Shakeel Kahn are medical doctors licensed to prescribe controlled substances. Each was tried for violating 21 U.S.C. 841, which makes it a federal crime, “[e]xcept as authorized[,] . . . for any person knowingly or intentionally . . . to manufacture, distribute, or dispense […]

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June 30, 2022
Supreme Court: FIRST STEP Act Allows Courts to Consider Intervening Changes in the Law at Resentencing: Concepcion

On Monday, the Supreme Court issued their ruling in Concepcion vs. United States, No. 20-1650.  Concepcion holds that the First Step Act allows district courts to consider intervening changes in law when resentencing a defendant. Syllabus of Concepcion Congress passed the Fair Sentencing Act of 2010 to correct the wide disparity between crack and powder cocaine sentencing. […]

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June 30, 2022
Ninth Circuit: Use/Carrying Explosive Not Crime of Violence for 924(c) Purposes: Matthews

United States v. Matthews, 19-56110 (9th Cir.) Matthews was convicted of maliciously damaging or destroying property by means of an explosive, in violation of 18 U.S.C. 844(i); and carrying a firearm during a crime of violence, in violation of 18 U.S.C. 924(c). Per statute, an explosive device qualifies as a “firearm” under 924(c), and required […]

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June 22, 2022
Commentary in Career Offender Guidelines: Circuit Split

Vargas argued that an inchoate offense such as conspiracy does not qualify as a “controlled substance offense” as defined by the Guidelines. Vargas' Argument in District and Fifth Circuit Court Vargas pled guilty to conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine. The probation officer determined that Vargas was a career offender under U.S.S.G. 4B1.1(a) […]

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June 22, 2022
Cumulative Error Used to Vacate: Starks

Prosecutor’s closing statement and cumulative error used to vacate and remand in the Tenth Circuit in Starks case. Trial and Conviction Starks was convicted for possession with intent to distribute fentanyl and heroin. In an unusual manner, the district court decided it would give the bulk its jury instructions before the evidence was heard. At […]

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June 22, 2022
AP: US Senate Group Looking Into Problems in Bureau of Prisons

An Associated Press Article From February indicated that the United States Senate is looking into problems in the Bureau of Prisons. The United States Senate has launched a bipartisan group to investigate problems in the federal prison system. The Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism will look into a range of issues, including overcrowding, […]

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June 21, 2022
Constructive Amendment of Indictment Conviction Reversed by Fifth Circuit

The trial court’s constructive amendment of indictment was reversed by the Fifth Circuit on Tucker's 922(g)(4) convictions. Tucker's Trial History of 922(g)(4) Tucker was found guilty on two counts of unlawful possession of a firearm, in violation of 18 U.S.C. 922(g). Tucker was charged under 922(g)(4), which makes it illegal for an individual to possess […]

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June 21, 2022
Supreme Court: Attempted Hobbs Act Robbery Not a Crime of Violence under 924(c)(3)(A): Taylor

United States v. Taylor, No. 20-1459 (2022) All, the United States Supreme Court has decided the Taylor case, a case of importance to many. In Taylor, the Supreme Court held that Attempted Hobbs Act Robbery Crimes are not Crimes of Violence under 924(c)(3)(A), otherwise known as the “elements clause.”  This is important because many incarcerated […]

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June 10, 2022
Fourth Circuit Vacates Sentence for Improper Enhancement: Morehouse

In 2019, Morehouse was indicted on one count of distribution of child pornography, in violation of 18 U.S.C. 2252A(a)(2) and (b)(1). Morehouse agreed to plead guilty to the one-count indictment and Probation prepared its presentence investigation report (“PSR”). The PSR attributed a 5-level enhancement to Morehouse’s base offense level for distribution “in exchange for any […]

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