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Criminal Law: Sentencing-Prior Convictions

  Where a defendant challenged his sentence arguing that Missouri second-degree robbery was not a crime of violence under the sentencing guidelines, the district court properly found that the offense was a crime of violence, so the judgment is affirmed. ...

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Criminal Law: Uttering Counterfeit Securities-Prior Convictions-Upward Variance

Defendant pleaded guilty to uttering counterfeit securities after he used and directed other to use counterfeit $100 bills to buy merchandise at various stores. The district court varied upward from the guidelines range, finding that the defendant had previously committed ...

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Criminal Law: Prior Convictions- Violent Felonies- Arkansas Law

Where a defendant challenged his sentencing under the Armed Career Criminal Act, the defendant was not eligible for habeas relief because his Arkansas conviction for terroristic threatening constituted a crime of violence. Judgment is affirmed. Martin v. U.S. (MLW No. ...

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