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Justices rule against gov’t on sentencing enhancements

WASHINGTON — In a ruling that limits the information courts can consider when determining whether to impose sentencing enhancements under the Armed Career Criminal Act, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Thursday that courts cannot parse the facts behind underlying convictions ...

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Does the government bear the burden of proving that a defendant did not withdraw from a criminal conspiracy prior to the statute of limitations period once he produces evidence at trial that he did withdraw?

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