Nos. 10-2436, 10-2468, 10-2469.

642 F.3d 545 (2011)

UNITED STATES of America, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. Derrick COURTLAND, Joseph Addison, and John Bacon, Defendants-Appellants.

United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit.

Decided April 27, 2011.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Jennifer Hudson (argued), Attorney, Office of the United States Attorney, Criminal Division, Fairview Heights, IL, for Plaintiff-Appellee.

Ronald E. Jenkins (argued), Attorney, Jenkins & Kling, Clayton, MO, for Defendant-Appellant in Docket No. 10-2436.

Hannah V. Garst , Attorney, Chicago, IL, for Defendant-Appellant in Docket No. 10-2468.

Daniel T. Hansmeier (argued), Attorney, Office of the Federal Public Defender, Springfield, IL, Richard H. Parsons , Attorney, Office of the Federal Public Defender, Peoria, IL, for Defendant-Appellant in Docket No. 10-2469.

Before EASTERBROOK, Chief Judge, and CUDAHY and ROVNER, Circuit Judges.

CUDAHY, Circuit Judge.

Defendants Derrick Courtland, John Bacon and Joseph Addison pleaded guilty to a dog fighting conspiracy and the district court sentenced them to varying terms of incarceration above the guidelines recommendation. Each defendant appeals his sentence, requesting that this court reverse the district court and remand for resentencing. We affirm.

I. Facts and Procedural History

This case arises from a loosely-organized dog fighting...

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