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Successive Motion Denied Under Johnson (access required)

The 4th Circuit rejects a motion to file a successive § 2255 petition filed by a man convicted of retaliatory murder of an informant, and related crimes; contrary to defendant’s assertion, Johnson v. U.S. does not aid his effort to file a successive petition. Retaliatory murder Defendant was convicted under 18 U.S.C. §§ 1513(a)(1)(B) and 1(a) of second-degree ...