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Prior Md. Burglary Not Violent Crime (access required)

The  4th Circuit vacates defendant’s 77-month sentence for unlawful firearm possession as a felon; the district court erred by increasing defendant’s sentence after determining his prior conviction for fourth-degree burglary constituted a crime of violence under USSG § 2K2.1(a)(2). The sentencing guideline applicable to 18 U.S.C. § 922(g) increases the sentence for defendants who commit the ...