Welcome to Scribd, the world's digital library. Read, publish, and share books and documents. See more
Download
Standard view
Full view
of .
Save to My Library
Look up keyword
Like this
2Activity
0 of .
Results for:
No results containing your search query
P. 1
Defendant Rana's objections to the presentence investigation report

Defendant Rana's objections to the presentence investigation report

Ratings: (0)|Views: 1,176|Likes:
Published by The Globe and Mail
Defendant Rana's objections to the presentence investigation report
Defendant Rana's objections to the presentence investigation report

More info:

Published by: The Globe and Mail on Jan 17, 2013
Copyright:Attribution Non-commercial

Availability:

Read on Scribd mobile: iPhone, iPad and Android.
download as PDF, TXT or read online from Scribd
See more
See less

01/06/2014

pdf

text

original

 
1
The defense previously filed this document under seal as Docket No. 351. Thegovernment subsequently indicated that it has no objection to an unsealed filing. No substantivechanges have been made.
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURTFOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF ILLINOISEASTERN DIVISION
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,))Plaintiff,))v.)No. 09 CR 830-8)Judge Harry D. LeinenweberILYAS KASHMIRI,
et al.,
)(TAHAWWUR HUSSAIN RANA),))Defendants.)
DEFENDANT RANA’S OBJECTIONSTO THE PRESENTENCE INVESTIGATION REPORT; AND,POSITION PAPER AND COMMENTARY ON SENTENCING FACTORS
1
Patrick W. BlegenDaniel A. RufoJodi L. GarveyBLEGEN & GARVEY53 West Jackson Blvd., Suite 1437Chicago, Illinois 60604(312) 957-0100Charles D. SwiftSWIFT & McDONALD, P.S.1809 - Seventh Avenue, Suite 1108Seattle, WA 92101(206) 441-3377
 Attorneys for Defendant Tahawwur Rana
Case: 1:09-cr-00830 Document #: 354 Filed: 01/14/13 Page 1 of 48 PageID #:2777
 
i
TABLE OF CONTENTSI.Introduction
...........................................................1
II.Objections to the Presentence Investigation Report
...........................3
A.Role in the Offense, p. 11, 12
........................................3
B.Terrorism Enhancement, p. 12
......................................8
1.Introduction
...............................................8
2.The PSR’s Application of the Terrorism Enhancementto Count Twelve is Improper
................................10
3.The Government’s Arguments for the Applicationof the Terrorism Enhancement are Incorrect
...................12
a.Ranas conviction relates solelyto the
 Jyllands-Posten
plot
.............................13
b.The Government is incorrect that the terrorismenhancement applies to the
 Jyllands-Posten
plot
.........
 
17
c.The Government’s attempts to bootstrap the terrorismenhancement into this case should fail
...................20
C.Multiple Count Adjustment, p. 12-13
...............................28
D.Total Offense Level, p. 13
.........................................29
III.Position Paper and Commentary on Sentencing Factors
......................29
A. Legal Standards
.................................................29
B.The Court Should Not Impose Consecutive Sentences for Counts Eleven andTwelve
.........................................................30
C.Application of §3553 Factors to Rana’s Case
.........................32
1. History and Characteristics of Tahawwur Rana
................32
a.Ranas Health
.......................................37
Case: 1:09-cr-00830 Document #: 354 Filed: 01/14/13 Page 2 of 48 PageID #:2778
 
ii
b.The Conditions of Rana’s Pretrial Confinement
..........39
2.The Need to Avoid Unwarranted Sentencing Disparities
.........40
3.The Sentencing Range
......................................43
IV.Conclusion
...........................................................44
Case: 1:09-cr-00830 Document #: 354 Filed: 01/14/13 Page 3 of 48 PageID #:2779

Activity (2)

You've already reviewed this. Edit your review.
1 thousand reads
1 hundred reads

You're Reading a Free Preview

Download
/*********** DO NOT ALTER ANYTHING BELOW THIS LINE ! ************/ var s_code=s.t();if(s_code)document.write(s_code)//-->