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No Gun Charge After Rights Restoration (access required)

A defendant who had his civil rights restored following his discharge from parole for felony offenses committed between 1964 and 1985 cannot be convicted of weapon possession as a felon; the 4th Circuit grants defendant’s motions asserting actual innocence of a crime under 18 U.S.C. § 922(g). In 2013, defendant pleaded guilty to possession of a ...

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