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Court rejects vagueness challenge to firearm statute (access required)

Where a defendant indicted for unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon argued that 18 U.S.C. § 922(g) was vague, this challenge was rejected because his proposed broad reading contradicted the statute’s plain language. Background On May 3, 2022, a federal grand jury indicted David Lavell Morgan under 18 U.S.C. § 922(g)(1), which prohibits the possession ...