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10-5258 McNeill v. U.S.

Sentencing ACCA A federal sentencing court must determine whether “an offense under State law” is a “serious drug offense” by consulting the “maximum term of imprisonment” applicable to a defendant’s prior state drug offense at the time of the defendant’s conviction for that offense. ACCA’s plain text requires this result by mandating that the court  determine whether a ...

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