Argued: May 9, 2017
from the United States District Court for the Eastern
District of Virginia, at Alexandria. T. S. Ellis, III, Senior
District Judge. (1:16-cr-00062-TSE-1)
Nicholas John Xenakis, OFFICE OF THE FEDERAL PUBLIC DEFENDER,
Alexandria, Virginia, for Appellant.
Christopher John Catizone, OFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES
ATTORNEY, Alexandria, Virginia, for Appellee.
C. Kamens, Federal Public Defender, OFFICE OF THE FEDERAL
PUBLIC DEFENDER, Alexandria, Virginia, for Appellant.
J. Boente, United States Attorney, Angelissa D. Savino,
Special Assistant United States Attorney, OFFICE OF THE
UNITED STATES ATTORNEY, Alexandria, Virginia, for Appellee.
MOTZ, SHEDD, and DUNCAN, Circuit Judges.
Affirmed by published opinion. Judge Motz wrote the opinion,
in which Judge Shedd and Judge Duncan joined.
GRIBBON MOTZ, Circuit Judge.
the Government prematurely released Briceton Grant from
prison, Grant sought credit for the time he erroneously spent
at liberty. Assuming federal common law offers such relief,
the district court did not improperly deny him this credit.
Accordingly, we affirm the judgment of the district court.
April 28, 2015, Grant pled guilty to a one-count information
in the Eastern District of Virginia charging him with
possession of phencyclidine ("PCP"), in violation
of 21 U.S.C. § 844(a) (2012). That same day, a
magistrate judge sentenced him to one year of supervised
probation, subject to certain conditions. One of these
conditions prohibited Grant ...