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Tag Archives: Armed Career Criminal Act

Criminal Law: Sentencing-Armed Career Criminal Act-Wisconsin Burglary Statute

Where a defendant challenged his enhanced sentence as an armed career criminal based on three prior Wisconsin convictions for burglary, the relevant case is no longer good law, so the convictions do not qualify as violent felonies under the act, ...

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Criminal Law: Possession with Intent to Distribute-Felon in Possession of a Firearm-Armed Career Criminal Act

Defendant pleaded guilty to possession with intent to distribute and being a felon in possession of a firearm. Based on prior felony convictions, the district court determined that defendant was subject to an enhanced sentenced under the Armed Career Criminal ...

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Criminal Law: Felon in Possession of Firearm-Armed Career Criminal Act-Substantive Reasonableness of Sentence

Defendant appealed from his sentence, imposed following a conditional guilty plea to being a felon in possession of a firearm, after the government filed notice of the applicability of the Armed Career Criminal Act. On appeal, defendant argued that the ...

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

Defendant pleaded guilty to being a felon in possession of a firearm. The district court imposed a 15-year statutory minimum sentence under the ACCA, finding that defendant had committed three prior “violent felonies”. On appeal, defendant argued that his 1977 ...

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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 ...

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Criminal Law: Sentencing-Armed Career Criminal Act-North Dakota Convictions

Where a defendant challenged his under the Armed Career Criminal Act, based on his two prior North Dakota convictions for willful aggravated assault, the convictions do not qualify as violent felonies for the purposes of Section 924(e), so the denial ...

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Criminal Law: Sentencing-Armed Career Criminal Act-Minnesota Convictions

Where a defendant challenged his sentencing under the Armed Career Criminal Act, arguing that prior Minnesota convictions for aggravated robbery no longer qualified as predicate violent felonies, the judgment is affirmed because the defendant was properly sentenced. Judgment is affirmed. ...

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Criminal Law: Sentencing-Armed Career Criminal Act-Violent Felony

  Where a defendant had convictions in Missouri for second-degree domestic assault, second-degree assault and unlawful use of a weapon and a Minnesota conviction for second-degree assault, the district court did not err in sentencing him as an armed career ...

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