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Criminal – Sentencing – Enhancement – Predicate Offenses – Violent Felonies (access required)

Although defendant contends that neither his prior conviction for attempted burglary nor his conviction for aggravated assault qualifies as a violent felony for purposes of sentence enhancement under federal sentencing law, his sentence, as enhanced, is upheld. While we note that defendant is correct that attempted burglary under New Jersey law does not contain the elements ...