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Prior Conviction Counts for Enhancement (access required)

A defendant sentenced for illegal reentry into the U.S. as an illegal alien cannot overturn his 30-month sentence with a claim that the sentencing court could not apply a 12-level enhancement for defendant’s 1997 felony conviction for unlawful transport of aliens; the 4th Circuit says the sentencing judge had discretion to sentence defendant for up ...

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