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Criminal Law: Sentencing-Prior Convictions-Controlled-Substance Offense

Where a defendant who pleaded guilty to being a felon in possession argued that his prior drug-conspiracy conviction was not a controlled-substance offense under the guidelines, the judgment is affirmed because the defendant did not show any error that was clear or obvious under current law. Judgment is affirmed. U.S. v. Merritt (MLW No. 73794/Case No. 18-2500 ...