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00-2900 U.S. v. Martinez

"Martinez first argues that the sentences imposed by the district court are unconstitutional in light of Apprendi v. New Jersey, 530 U.S. 466 (2000). Apprendi holds that factual findings (other than prior convictions) that raise a defendant's sentence above the statutory maximum must be submitted to a jury and proven beyond a reasonable doubt. Id. ...

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