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Criminal Law: Felon in Possession of Firearm-Possession in Connection with Another Felony-Sentencing Enhancement

Defendant was sentenced to 20 years’ imprisonment for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute 5 or more grams of crack cocaine. The Fair Sentencing Act, which was later made retroactive by the First Step Act, increased the threshold for ...

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Criminal Law: Felon in Possession of Firearm-Possession in Connection with Another Felony-Sentencing Enhancement

Defendant appealed from his conviction, following a guilty plea, to being a felon in possession of a firearm. The district court imposed a four-level sentencing enhancement for possession of a firearm in connection with another felony. On appeal, defendant argued ...

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Criminal Law: Felon in Possession of Firearm-Possession in Connection with Another Felony-Sentencing Enhancement

Defendant pleaded guilty to being a felon in possession of a firearm. The presentence investigation report included a four-level sentencing enhancement for possession of a firearm in connection with another felony offense. On appeal, defendant challenged application of the enhancement, ...

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Criminal Law: Felon in Possession of Firearm-Sentencing Enhancement-Possession in Connection with Another Felony

Defendant pleaded guilty to being a felon in possession of a firearm. On appeal, defendant argued that the district court erred in imposing a four-level guidelines sentencing enhancement for possessing a firearm in connection with another felony offense. Where the ...

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Criminal Law: Felon in Possession of Firearm-Upward Adjustment of Offense Level-Possession in Connection with Another Felony

Defendant was arrested after police responded to a 911 call reporting a man with a truck breaking windows and waving a gun. Officers stopped defendant, who matched the description from the 911 call; defendant admitted to having a gun in ...

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