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No sentence reduction for RICO conspiracy conviction (access required)

Where the defendant was convicted of conspiracy to violate the Racketeering Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act, or RICO, he was not eligible for sentence reduction under the First Step Act. The Fair Sentencing Act did not modify the statutory penalties of a RICO conspiracy, nor did it seek to reduce the penalties for committing violence ...