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Court takes up ex post facto sentencing case
The U.S. Supreme Court will decide whether a sentence imposed according to the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines in place at the time of sentencing, which is harsher than the sentence that would be imposed under guidelines in place at the time the crime was committed, is unconstitutional.