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Criminal Law: Felon in Possession of Firearm-Armed Career Criminal Act-Violent Felony

Defendant pleaded guilty to being a felon in possession of a firearm. The district court imposed a 15-year statutory minimum sentence under the ACCA, finding that defendant had committed three prior “violent felonies”. On appeal, defendant argued that his 1977 ...

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Criminal Law: Felon in Possession of Firearm-Armed Career Criminal Act-“Violent Felony”

Defendant pleaded guilty to one count of being a felon in possession of a firearm. In the presentence investigation report, defendant was deemed to be an armed career criminal based on three prior convictions for violent felonies or serious drug ...

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Criminal Law: Sentencing-Armed Career Criminal Act-Violent Felony

  Where a defendant had convictions in Missouri for second-degree domestic assault, second-degree assault and unlawful use of a weapon and a Minnesota conviction for second-degree assault, the district court did not err in sentencing him as an armed career ...

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Criminal Law: Sentencing-Armed Career Criminal-Violent Felony

  Where a defendant in a felon-in-possession case challenged the enhancement of his sentence under the Armed Career Criminal Act, the defendant’s two prior convictions for first-degree aggravated robbery qualified as violent felonies, so the judgment is affirmed. Judgment is ...

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