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Law360: Supreme Court Dispatches 5th Circ.’s Formal Appeal Rule

February 26, 2020

O’Melveny counsel Kendall Turner secured a victory at the US Supreme Court for client Gonzalo Holguin in the case Holguin-Hernandez v. United States, this article reported. In a unanimous ruling, the Supreme Court renounced the Fifth Circuit rule that required criminal defendants to formally object to the reasonableness of a sentence in order to preserve a lower standard of appellate review, Law360 reported.