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09-3954, 09-3961 & 10-1204 U.S. v. Lewis

Firearms Carrying firearm in connection with a drug offense The evidence was sufficient to convict the defendants of conspiring to carry a firearm in connection with a drug trafficking offense, where the defendants planned to steal drugs from a stash ...

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10-1574 Gant v. U.S.

Firearms Felon in possession of a firearm; restoration of civil rights Where a defendant’s documents purporting to restore his civil rights were inauthentic, it was not ineffective assistance of counsel for his appellate attorney to not challenge the conviction on ...

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09-3680 U.S. v. Hudson

Sentencing Firearms; drug trafficking 18 U.S.C. 924(c)(1)(A)’s “except” clause only applies when the minimum sentence “otherwise provided” is for the sec. 924(c) offense in question. “§ 924(c)(1)(A)’s ‘except’ clause only applies when the minimum sentence ‘otherwise provided’ is ‘for the ...

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