Roselva Chaidez was born in Mexico and has been a lawful, permanent resident of the United States since 1977. See Chaidez v. United States, 655 F.3d 684, 686 (7th Cir. 2011). In 2003, the government charged Chaidez...
retroactivity of laws
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[Questions Presented] [Issue] [Facts] [Discussion] [Analysis] Issue
Does using Sentencing Guidelines promulgated after the time of a convicted defendant’s crime in sentencing that defendant violate the Constitution’s ban on retroactive laws?