United States v. Watts

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In United States v. Watts, 519 U.S. 148, 156 (1997) (per curiam), the U.S. Supreme Court held that at sentencing, unlike at trial, the government need prove its case only by a preponderance of the evidence, and it is unconstrained by the Federal Rules of Evidence. See also Fed. R. Evid. 1101(d)(3).