United States v. Sanchez, No. 17-4169 (4th Cir. 2018)Annotate this Case
The Fourth Circuit affirmed the district court's judgment rejecting defendant's attempt to contest the validity of his underlying sentence. Defendant was placed on supervision after serving a fifteen-year prison sentence for a federal firearm conviction and violated the terms of his supervised release within three months. The court held that the district court lacked jurisdiction in revocation proceedings to consider the validity of an underlying sentence, and the new term of supervised release was in no way "plainly unreasonable" pursuant to United States v. Crudup, 461 F.3d 433, 437 (4th Cir. 2006).