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Criminal Law: Felon in Possession of Firearm-ACCA Enhancement-Predicate Crime of Violence

  Defendant pleaded guilty to being a felon in possession of a firearm. At sentencing, the district court sentenced defendant to the statutory minimum sentence under the Armed Career Criminal Act. On appeal, defendant challenged the ACCA enhancement. Where defendant’s predicate kidnapping conviction listed only alternative means to commit kidnapping, some of which did not involve the ...