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Criminal – Felon In Possession – ACCA – ‘Generic’ Burglary (access required)

A defendant convicted on a weapons charge cannot be sentenced as an “armed career criminal” where two of the prior convictions under Va. Code § 18.2-91 were for thefts from a restaurant and a corner market, which are not necessarily “structures affixed to the land,” says a Big Stone Gap U.S. District Court. In the present ...