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Criminal Law: Hobbs Act Robbery-Plea Agreement-Appeal Waiver

Defendant appealed after pleading guilty to Hobbs Act robbery offenses pursuant to a plea agreement that contained an appeal waiver. On appeal, defendant argued that the government breached the plea agreement and challenged the sufficiency of evidence and the constitutionality ...

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Criminal Law: Hobbs Act Robbery-Motion to Vacate Sentence-“Crime of Violence”

Defendant pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit Hobbs Act robbery and possession of a firearm in furtherance of a crime of violence. Defendant later moved to vacate his sentence, arguing that his conviction was invalid because the definition of “crime ...

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