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Unformatted text preview: Davis's sentence for the wire-fraud conviction was just 12 months' imprisonment-81% lower than the low end of the guidelines range. The judge noted Davis's personal characteristics, including his young age (20 years) and his lack of serious involvement with the law. He expounded on Davis's character flaws-his extreme arrogance, his lack of empathy, and his self-centeredness. He discussed the offense characteristics, noting the sophisticated, enduring nature of the fraudulent scheme that cheated many people out of their “hard-earned money.” The transcript reveals the reasons behind the judges' below-guidelines sentence....
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This note was uploaded on 11/13/2011 for the course BUS 201, 222, taught by Professor Green during the Spring '11 term at University Of Southern Mississippi .
- Spring '11