U.S. v. BOYD

No. 09-2067.

591 F.3d 953 (2010)

UNITED STATES of America, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. Jeff BOYD, Defendant-Appellant.

United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit.

Decided January 14, 2010.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

David E. Bindi (submitted), Office of the United States Attorney, Chicago, IL, for Plaintiff-Appellee.

Jeff Boyd, Greenville, IL, pro se.

Before POSNER, RIPPLE, and ROVNER, Circuit Judges.

POSNER, Circuit Judge.

The defendant, Jeff Boyd, was convicted of a variety of drug-related crimes and sentenced to 50 years in prison. We affirmed, 208 F.3d 638 (7th Cir.2000), shortly before the Supreme Court decided Apprendi v. New Jersey, 530 U.S. 466, 120 S.Ct. 2348, 147 L.Ed.2d 435 (2000). Citing Apprendi, Boyd petitioned for certiorari, arguing that his sentence had been increased...

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