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Maryland Drug Conviction Works for ACCA Status (access required)

The 4th Circuit upholds a sentencing court’s analysis of a Maryland drug offense to trigger a sentencing enhancement under the Armed Career Criminal Act. Defendant pled guilty to a weapons charge. The district court sentenced defendant to 180 months, a small downward departure from his enhanced guidelines range of 188 to 235 months. Absent the Armed ...

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