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Criminal Practice – No ACCA Enhancement for Prior Burglaries (access required)

U.S. v. White (Lawyers Weekly No. 001-142-16, 25 pp.) (Wynn, J.) No. 15-4096, Sept. 9, 2016; USDC at Charleston, W.Va. (Johnston, J.) 4th Cir. Holding: A defendant convicted of firearm possession as a felon cannot be sentenced as an armed career criminal, as his prior West Virginia burglary convictions are not ACCA-qualifying predicate crimes under the ...

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