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No ACCA Status for Prior Va. Burglary Conviction (access required)

A Norfolk U.S. District Court grants petitoner’s motion for resentencing in light of Johnson v. U.S., as his prior convictions for Virginia statutory burglary no longer qualify him for an enhanced sentence under the Armed Career Criminal Act. On Oct. 23, 1998, petitioner was convicted of being a felon in possession of firearm and ammunition, in ...