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Criminal Law Keyed to Osler
United States v. Walker
Citation:252 F. Supp.3d 1269 (D. Utah 2017)
Defendant had a long history of drugs and alcohol along with a long criminal history. He committed armed bank robberies in 1987 in Nevada and was incarcerated for 14 years. He was clean from drugs for a period before relapsing and committing bank robbery again in 2004 for which he served 5 years for and was on release for an addition 3 years. Defendant then relapsed in 2013 but reentered rehab in 2015 and has been clean since. Defendant successfully completed his last term of probation, he is working as a painter, continues to seek mental health counseling, attends church, self-improvement classes, and alcoholics anonymous meetings.
Statements from the victims of the robbery at issue include that the defendant was not sober at the time of the event, and that the victims had minimal impacts beyond having to retell the story at another sentencing hearing.
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