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Resentencing ordered following change in law (access required)

Where recent Supreme Court and Fourth Circuit decisions hold that conspiracy to commit Hobbs Act robbery cannot serve as a valid predicate crime of violence for a § 924(c) charge, the defendant’s 84-month sentence was vacated and resentencing was ordered on the remaining count. Background Tyre Antoine Johnson, a federal inmate proceeding with counsel, filed this successive ...