The Eighth Circuit delivers the end to a cautionary tale about pro-se 2255 filings in Jackson. Facts: 2255 filed by pro se filer after the deadline Jackson was found guilty of conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine and possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute and was sentenced to 330 months. His appeal was affirmed and his […]
After your case review we will file all possible motions and appeals to have your loved one’s sentence reduced or vacated. If your loved one faces an unfair conviction, then a motion to vacate the conviction or sentence may offer a chance to get them out of jail, and back with their family.
The Eleventh Circuit Ruled on a 2255 timeliness issue in the Fowler case
The failure to ask for a downward variance due to a pending deportation when the PSI gave clues to its viability serves as a reminder to all.
In Cuthbertson, the 10th circuit reversed the denial of a 2255 based on an enhanced sentence due to a prior Hobbs Act Robbery Conviction. Several courts have made decisions surrounding Hobbs Act Robbery. The cumulative effects of these decisions are the curtailing of Hobbs Act Robberies being used to enhance sentencing in some courts. Cuthberston's […]
Our office fields many questions about the topic of ineffective assistance of counsel. In this short blog, we will provide more clarity on this complex issue. So many more complexities exist beyond this outline. Please reach out and contact our office if you have questions about your specific case. 2255 Motions and Ineffective Assistance of […]