No. 06-3982.

528 F.3d 525 (2008)

UNITED STATES of America, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. Chaz GARRETT, Defendant-Appellant.

United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit.

Decided June 10, 2008.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Jeffrey M. Anderson, Peter M. Jarosz (argued), Office of the United States Attorney, Madison, WI, for Plaintiff-Appellee.

Daniel T. Cook (argued), Office of the Federal Public Defender, Springfield, IL, Richard H. Parsons, Office of the Federal Public Defender, Peoria, IL, for Defendant-Appellant.

Before BAUER, POSNER and WILLIAMS, Circuit Judges.

BAUER, Circuit Judge.

Garrett challenges the district court's calculation of his criminal history score under the United States Sentencing Guidelines, arguing that the court erred when it included his prior conviction for bail jumping in its assessment of his criminal history. In this appeal, we consider the issue of whether a state conviction for bail jumping is "similar to" the offense of contempt of court under the Sentencing Guidelines, which would result in the...

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