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New Habeas Claim Wins ACCA Resentencing (access required)

A Big Stone Gap U.S. District Court grants this motion under 28 U.S.C. § 2255, vacates defendant’s sentence and orders resentencing under Johnson v. U.S., 135 S.Ct. 2551 (2015), for his conviction of possession of a firearm as a convicted felon, for which he received the mandatory minimum 15-year sentence under the Armed Career Criminal ...