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Gorsuch Quote Shows Why Feds 'May Lose' Sentencing Case

Law360 (February 21, 2018, 8:50 PM EST) -- Justice Elena Kagan on Wednesday cited Justice Neil Gorsuch’s own words from a Tenth Circuit ruling as the U.S. Supreme Court reviewed an immigration case covering how courts should review and potentially correct sentencing errors, telling the Assistant Solicitor General arguing for the government that it "suggests why you may lose."

Kagan quoted a line from a Gorsuch's December 2014 decision that read, “What reasonable citizen wouldn’t bear a rightly diminished view of the judicial process and its integrity if courts refuse to correct obvious errors...
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Case Information

Case Title

Florencio Rosales-Mireles, Petitioner v. United States

Case Number



Supreme Court

Nature of Suit

Prisoner Petition

Date Filed

June 9, 2017

Government Agencies

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