Quantcast
Home / Opinion Digests / Criminal Law / No ACCA Enhancement for S.C. Assault & Battery (access required)

No ACCA Enhancement for S.C. Assault & Battery (access required)

A defendant’s 15-year mandatory minimum sentence is vacated, as his South Carolina conviction for the common law crime of assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature is not a “violent felony” under the Armed Career Criminal Act; the 4th Circuit applies a 2013 sentencing decision from the U.S. Supreme Court, and says the ...

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>

 

Scroll To Top