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Logan v. United States

Docket No.: 06-6911
Certiorari Granted: Feb 20 2007
Argued: October 30, 2007
Decided: December 4, 2007

Topic:

Armed Career Criminal Act of 1

PartyNames: LOGAN v. UNITED STATES
Petitioner: James D. Logan
Respondent: United States

Court Below: United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit

James D. Logan
v.
United States
552 U.S. 23 (2007)
Question Presented:

Whether the "civil rights restored" provision of 18 U.S.C. §921(a)(20) applies to a conviction for which a defendant was not deprived of his civil rights thereby precluding such a conviction as a predicate offense under the Armed Career Criminal Act, 18 U.S.C. §924(e)(1)?

Question:

Are convictions that do not result in loss of civil rights excluded from the three convictions necessary to activate the Armed Career Criminal Act's sentence enhancement?

Holding: affirmed
Vote: 9-0
Opinion By:
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