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Sentencing decisions limit ACCA collateral review (access required)

Where the government chooses at sentencing to specify which of the convictions listed in the presentence report support an enhancement under the Armed Career Criminal Act, or ACCA, it cannot rely on collateral review on ACCA predicates that were not identified at sentencing to preserve an enhancement that can no longer be sustained. Background Robert Benton Jr. ...