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United States v. LaBonte

Docket No.: 95-1726
Argued: January 7, 1997
Decided: May 27, 1997

Topics:

28 U.S.C. 994, Criminal Procedure, Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure, Natural Resources, Sentencing Guidelines

PartyNames: UNITED STATES, Petitioner, v. George LaBONTE, Alfred Lawrence Hunnewell, and Stephen Dyer.
Petitioner: United States
Respondent: LaBonte

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE FIRST CIRCUIT
Citation: 70 F.3d 1396
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket

United States
v.
LaBonte
520 U.S. 751 (1997)
Other Citations: 117 S.Ct. 1673137 L.Ed.2d 1001 (520 U.S.
Question:

Did Congress intend by "maximum term authorized" in 28 USC section 994(h) the maximum term available for the offense of conviction including any applicable statutory sentencing enhancements?

United States v. LaBonte
ORAL ARGUMENT

January 07, 1997

Holding: reversed and remanded
Decision: Decision: 6 votes for United States, 3 vote(s) against
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