United States v. Beston (8th Cir. August 2022)
Appeal Waivers, Appellate Procedure, Eighth Circuit, Guilty Pleas, Recent Circuit Cases|
The Eighth Circuit vacated a district court’s restitution order after finding that the Government breached the plea agreement by advocating for a higher amount than previously stipulated. The Court entertained the defendant’s claim despite an appellate waiver, holding that the Government’s breach seriously affected the fairness of the proceedings.