Case Detail
CitationUnited States v. Fowler, 445 F.3d 1035 (8th Cir. 2006)
CrimeViolent, other
StateMO
Pros. First NameUKN
Pros. Last NameUKN
FederalYes
Trial YearUKN
BodyAppeals court
OpinionThe Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals ordered a new sentencing hearing: "[T]he government materially breached its plea agreement" by arguing that the defendant was a career criminal "in spite of its promise" to not recommend the career-offender enhancement. "[T]he failure of the government to abide by the promises it made ... violates a defendant's due process rights."
Determination Year2006
Misconduct TypeP
C/S EffectNew sentencing Hearing
Pros. Misc. ReportedUKN
SanctionsUKN
Sanction TypeUKN
Web linkhttp://openjurist.org/445/f3d/1035/united-states-v-fowler