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Enhanced Sentence Turns on ‘Offense’ (access required)

On remand from the U.S. Supreme Court, the 4th Circuit stands by its earlier unpublished opinion and affirms the district court’s use of a prior North Carolina state conviction for purposes of imposing on Jason Simmons an enhanced sentence under 21 U.S.C.§ 841(b)(1)(D). The case is before us after a remand from the Supreme Court.In a ...

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