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Criminal Law: Obstructing Commerce by Robbery-Career-Offender Designation-Predicate “Crime of Violence”

Defendant pleaded guilty to obstructing commerce by robbery after he robbed a drug store’s safe. On appeal, defendant challenged the district court’s determination that his conviction for robbery under 18 U.S.C. §1951 qualified as a “crime of violence” for a ...

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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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