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First Step Act doesn’t cover CCE conviction (access required)

Where the defendant pled guilty to continuing a criminal enterprise, or CCE, involving drugs under 21 U.S.C. §§ 848(a) and (c), the court held, in an issue of first impression, that the conviction was not a covered offense under the First Step Act of 2018, or FSA. Background In July 1994, Jerrell Antonio Thomas pled guilty to ...