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Firearm ‘Pointing’ is ‘Crime of Violence’ (access required)

The 4th Circuit upholds a 96-month sentence on defendant’s conviction of possession of a firearm as a convicted felon; the sentencing court did not err in enhancing defendant’s sentence for his prior “crime of violence” for pointing and presenting a firearm, and in treating his sentence after an Alford plea to involuntary manslaughter as a ...

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