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Habitual felon sentence didn’t transform underlying crimes  (access required)

A habitual felon sentencing enhancement doesn’t reclassify underlying felonies to higher-level felonies, the North Carolina Court of Appeals has unanimously ruled in a case of first impression, finding that a trial court erroneously applied a further sentencing enhancement for serious sexual offenders to a man whose sentence for a low-level felony was enhanced because he ...

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