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CASE NAME:United States v. Lawrence John Sheehan
ALL PLAINTIFFS:United States
ALL DEFENDANTS:Lawrence John Sheehan
CITATION:2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 99800
DOCKET NUMBER:09-13-M-DWM
SOURCE:Lexis Search
TYPE OF CASE:Criminal
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TYPE OF TRIAL:Judge
TRIAL JUDGE(S):Hon. Donald W. Molloy
YEAR OF ARREST:2008
YEAR OF VERDICT:2009
TYPE OF COURT:Federal
STATE:Montana
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AGE OF VICTIM(S):Minor
NUMBER OF VICTIMS:1
GENDER OF VICTIM(S):Female
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WAS VICTIM CHARGED WITH A CRIME:No
NUMBER OF DEFENDANT(S):1
GENDER OF DEFENDANT(S):Male
TYPE OF INDUSTRY:Sex
CASE CATEGORIZATION:Other Sex Industry
FIRST CHARGE:Transportation of a minor
FIRST CHARGE US/STATE CODE CITATION:18 U.S.C. § 2423 (a)
FIRST CHARGE VERDICT/PLEA:Guilty Plea
FIRST CHARGE SENTENCE:180 months (+various requirements for sex offender treatment, prohibitions on contact with minors, etc.)
SECOND CHARGE:Travel with intent to engage in illicit sexual conduct
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SECOND CHARGE VERDICT/PLEA:Dismissed
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APPEAL:Yes
EXPLANATION OF APPEAL:Appealed Sentence
APPELLATE OPINION CITATION:414 Fed. Appx. 19 (9th Cir. 2011), 2011 U.S. LEXIS 4247 (2011)
HOLDING OF APPEALS COURT:Affirm
APPEAL STILL PENDING?:No
SUMMARY:

Lawrence Sheehan initiated inappropriate physical contact with the 12-year-old minor victim, the daughter of the woman he was living with at the time, in August 1998. From March 2001 until 2005, Sheehan repeatedly engaged in sexual contact with the victim, in Arizona, Idaho, and Montana.

Approval Status:Approved
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