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‘Building’ Burglaries Qualify Under ACCA (access required)

A defendant’s prior convictions for breaking and entering a restaurant and a “Corner Market” under Virginia’s non-generic burglary statute qualify as violent felonies under the Armed Career Criminal Act, contrary to the district court decision, and the 4th Circuit vacates defendant’s sentence for possession of a firearm as a convicted felon and remands for resentencing. Under ...

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