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Criminal Law: Felon in Possession of Firearm-Armed Career Criminal Act-“Violent Felony”

Defendant pleaded guilty to one count of being a felon in possession of a firearm. In the presentence investigation report, defendant was deemed to be an armed career criminal based on three prior convictions for violent felonies or serious drug offenses. On appeal, defendant argued that certain of his prior convictions did not qualify as ...