I was charged with robbery, aggravated assault and conspiracy in 1991.I played no roll in touching or confronting the victim.
Leland, NC |
These charges is being used for armed career criiminal act. I beleive the court must look at the lessor charge of conspiracy.If so is conspiracy considered a non violent act and is not a predicate conviction for ACCA
The definition of "violent felony" in ACCA has recently been interpreted by the United States Supreme Court in Begay v. United States and in Chambers v. United States.
In that these are federal charges, one would assume an attorney will need to be retained or appointed.
Given the complexity of such matters AND how fact specific things can be, you'd be best served speaking with an attorney.
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Talk to your lawyer about this. There are a number of issues involved in the determination, including the decisions of the court of appeals in your district on similar cases. You should discuss this with your lawyer.
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