No. 90-10214.

933 F.2d 742 (1991)

UNITED STATES of America, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. Steven J. SANCHEZ, Defendant-Appellee.

United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit.

Decided May 15, 1991.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Rory K. Little, Asst. U.S. Atty., San Francisco, Cal., for plaintiff-appellant.

Diane Marie Amann, Asst. Federal Public Defender, San Francisco, Cal., for defendant-appellee.

Before NELSON, KOZINSKI and NELSON, Circuit Judges.

D.W. NELSON, Circuit Judge:

Appellant United States appeals the district court's six-month downward departure of appellee Steven J. Sanchez' sentence for unarmed bank robbery. Appellant argues that the district court's rationale for departing was insufficient under the Sentencing Guidelines. The district court reasoned that the remoteness of appellee's convictions, the calculation of a parole violation for sentencing purposes, and appellee's drug dependency, a condition...

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