No. 15-1345.

846 F.3d 1110 (2017)

UNITED STATES of America, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. Christopher Wayne THORNTON, Defendant-Appellant.

United States Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit.

FILED January 20, 2017.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Ryan K. Melcher , Assistant Federal Public Defender ( Virginia L. Grady , with him on the briefs), Denver, Colorado, for Defendant-Appellant.

Karl L. Schock , Assistant United States Attorney ( John F. Walsh , United States Attorney, with him on the brief), Denver, Colorado, for Plaintiff-Appellee.

Before TYMKOVICH, Chief Judge, EBEL, and BACHARACH, Circuit Judges.

Defendant Christopher Thornton appeals from the district court's sentence of seventy-eight months in prison. The issue is whether the district court committed procedural error by basing the length of Thornton's sentence, in part, on the treatment and vocational services he would receive in jail. Federal judges may not use imprisonment...

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