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Court Vacates Burglary-Based ACCA Sentences (access required)

Three defendants sentenced as armed career criminals based on prior convictions of statutory burglary under Va. Code § 18.2-91 no longer qualify as armed career criminals, in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Johnson v. U.S., and the Roanoke U.S. District Court grants defendants’ motions to vacate their enhanced sentences to allow ...