No. 09-2265.

600 F.3d 893 (2010)

UNITED STATES of America, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. Lewis FRANKLIN, Defendant-Appellant.

United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit.

Decided April 12, 2010.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Barry Rand Elden, Attorney (argued), Office of the United States Attorney, Chicago, IL, for Plaintiff-Appellee.

Carol A. Brook, Attorney, Rosalie J. Lindsay, Attorney (argued), Attorney Office Of The Federal Defender Program, Chicago, IL, for Defendant-Appellant.

Before BAUER, WOOD, and WILLIAMS, Circuit Judges.

WILLIAMS, Circuit Judge.

Lewis Franklin pled guilty in 2003 to conspiring to distribute powder and crack cocaine. The plea agreement he signed with the government provided for a term of 157 months' imprisonment, well below the then-mandatory guidelines range. The district court sentenced Franklin to the 157-month term. Several years later, the United States Sentencing Commission reduced the offense levels for crack cocaine crimes. Franklin then filed an 18 U.S.C....

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