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Criminal – Sentencing – Career Offender – Proof Of Prior Convictions (access required)

Although defendant contends the sentencing court erred when it looked beyond certain documents to determine whether defendant’s earlier sentence involved two separate predicate offenses, as evidenced by an intervening arrest, the 4th Circuit says the district court did not err in applying the “career offender” enhancement to sentence defendant on a drug possession charge. The ...