Hernandez v. United States

Peter H Tilem

Case Conclusion Date:September 23, 2004

Practice Area:Criminal Defense

Outcome:District Court Affirmed

Description:The Sentencing Court was required to consider New York Youthful Offender adjudications for the purposes of sentencing. Federal Courts are required to look at the State youthful offender statute to determine whether they are considered by federal courts for the purpose of sentencing. This process does not violate a defendant's equal protection rights.