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00-4272 U.S. v. Hirsch

"The severity of his illness and the circumstances of its contraction are highly unusual features of the case that is likely to take it outside the Guidelines' 'heartland.' See Koon, 518 U.S. at 95. Further, Hirsch's illness is not a factor that the Guidelines have used to encourage or discourage a departure. See id. But ...

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