Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Heather H. Martin, Mayer Brown, Washington, DC, for Petitioner-Appellant.
Kit R. Morrissey, Office of the United States Attorney, Criminal Division, Fairview Heights, IL, for Respondent-Appellee.
Before RIPPLE, EVANS and WILLIAMS, Circuit Judges.
United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit.
RIPPLE, Circuit Judge.
Brett Stallings was convicted of possession of a firearm by a felon. See 18 U.S.C. § 922(g). Mr. Stallings, an armed career criminal, see id. § 924(e), was sentenced to 188 months' imprisonment shortly before the Supreme Court decided United States v. Booker, 543 U.S. 220, 125 S.Ct. 738, 160 L.Ed.2d 621 (2005) (holding that the sentencing guidelines are advisory, not mandatory)....
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