Acquitted conduct sentencing is unconstitutional

In Politics by Michael Rae

Erick Allen Osby was arrested on Sept. 27, 2018, and indicted on seven charges. Investigators recovered a gun, money, and drugs from a hotel room that Osby partially paid for several days prior to his arrest. On the day of his arrest, Osby was surveilled by police, allegedly engaging in behavior that suggested he was selling drugs. Officers later pulled over a vehicle Osby was in, seized drugs and a firearm, and took Osby into custody.

Of the seven charges Osby was indicted on, he was convicted of two and acquitted of the other five. His convictions included two counts of