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First Step Act may require review of defendant’s concurrent sentence (access required)

Where a court declined to review whether a defendant’s sentence on a firearm charge was improperly enhanced under the Armed Career Criminal Act, or ACCA,because the defendant’s concurrent sentence of a drug-trafficking charge was valid, remand for evaluation was warranted. Background In 2005, Roger Dale Charles II was convicted of possession of more than 50 grams of ...