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Criminal Law: Felon in Possession of Firearm-Guidelines Range-Prior “Crime of Violence”

Defendant pleaded guilty to being a felon in possession of a firearm. The district court calculated defendant’s base offense level after finding that defendant had at least two prior felony convictions, including an Arkansas conviction for first-degree terroristic threatening. On ...

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Criminal Law: Felon in Possession of Firearm-Increase to Base-Offense Level-Prior “Crime of Violence”

Defendant pleaded guilty to being a felon in possession of a firearm. The district court increased defendant’s base offense level after finding that his prior Arkansas conviction for robbery was a “crime of violence.” Defendant appealed, arguing that his Arkansas ...

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