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Criminal Law: Unlawful Possession of Firearm-Motion to Correct Sentence-ACCA Enhancement

Defendant appealed the denial of his motion to correct his sentence for unlawful possession of a firearm as a felon. Defendant was subject to a statutory minimum sentence of 15 years under the ACCA for three violent felony convictions. On ...

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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 ...

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