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Gun ‘Use’ Conviction Stands (access required)

A defendant convicted in 1998 of using a firearm in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 924(c)(1)(A) for taking a firearm in payment for a drug debt cannot overturn that conviction with his petition citing a 2007 U.S. Supreme Court case that said bartering drugs for a gun is not unlawful under the statute; the Roanoke ...

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