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Begay v. United States

Docket No.: 06-11543
Certiorari Granted: Sep 25 2007
Argued: January 15, 2008
Decided: April 16, 2008

PartyNames: Larry Begay v. United States
Petitioner: Larry Begay
Respondent: United States

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

Larry Begay
v.
United States
553 U.S. 137 (2008)
Question Presented:

Is felony driving while intoxicated a "violent felony" for purposes of the Armed Career Criminal Act?

Question:

Does driving while intoxicated qualify as a violent felony for purposes of the federal career criminal law?

Note:

EXPEDITED BRIEFING SCHEDULE

Holding: judgment reversed and remanded
Opinion By:
Read BEGAY V. UNITED STATES opinion (PDF)

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