Case o' The Week: Faster than a speeding jet – Shimabukuro and Custodial Terms for Supervised Release

  Defense counsel flew for six hours, from SFO to Honolulu, after oral argument in San Francisco  The Ninth was considerably faster: it took only four hours to deliver the per curiam victory.   United States v. Shimabukuro, 2018 WL 1755526 (9thCir. Apr. 12, 2018), decision available here.Players: Per curiam defense win by Chief Judge Thomas, Judge Friedland, and DJ Olguin (delivered four hours after oral argument! See argument link here).   New speed-to-victory record set by First Ass’t Fed. Public Defender Alexander Silvert, argued by Fed. Defender Peter Wolff, District of Hawai’i.Facts: Shimabukuro’s supervised release was revoked three times over eight years. Id. The second time he was sentenced to time served, and 41 months of supervised release, “with 150 days of intermittent confinement at the Federal Detention Center in Honolulu.” Id.   When he violated the third time, he was sentenced to seventeen months…

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