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United States v. Irey
United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
612 F.3d 1160 (2010)
Over the course of four to five years, William Irey (defendant) engaged in the rape, sodomy, and sexual torture of approximately 50 underage girls while on business trips to Asia. Irey recorded himself engaging in these crimes and distributed the recordings on the Internet. Irey was convicted for his conduct by a district court. Although the sentence under the United States Sentencing Guidelines (the guidelines) was 30 years, the district court deviated downward to impose a sentence of 17.5 years. The prosecution appealed.
Rule of Law
Holding and Reasoning (Carnes, J.)
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