Byline: Derek Hawkins
7th Circuit Court of Appeals
Case Name: United States of America v. Dennis D. Jackson
Case No.: 18-3534
Officials: FLAUM, SYKES, and SCUDDER, Circuit Judges.
Focus: Sentencing Guidelines Resentencing
Dennis Jackson was convicted of multiple drug charges and sentenced to mandatory life imprisonment. He appeals his convictions on the grounds that the district court erred in allowing certain recordings and testimony into evidence; he also challenges his sentence, seeking a reduction in light of the First Step Act. For the reasons stated below, we affirm the judgment of the district court.