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Johnson v. United States, 135 S.Ct. 2551 (2015), was a United States Supreme Court case in which the Court ruled the "residual clause" of the Armed Career Criminal Act was unconstitutionally vague and in violation of due process. Contents. [hide]. 1 Background. 1.1 Armed Career Criminal Act; 1.2 Case History; 1.3 ...

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In 2010, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) began investigating Samuel Johnson based on his involvement in an organization called the National Social Movement. Later in 2010, Johnson left that group to found the Aryan Liberation Movement. In November of that year, Johnson told an undercover FBI agent that he ...

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The supplemental brief of the United States is due on or before Friday, March 20, 2015. The reply brief, if any, is due on or before Friday, April 10, 2015. The time to file amicus curiae briefs is as provided for by Rule 37.3(a). The word limits and cover colors for the briefs should correspond to the provisions of Rule 33.1(g) ...

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Holding: Federal gun laws require an enhanced sentence for defendant who have previously been convicted of a violent felony. The Court held that the defendant's prior conviction for battery in Florida did not count as a violent felony because under Florida law, although battery involves physical contact, the prosecution is ...

www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/14pdf/13-7120_p86b.pdf

Jun 26, 2015 ... The syllabus constitutes no part of the opinion of the Court but has been prepared by the Reporter of Decisions for the convenience of the reader. See United States v. Detroit Timber & Lumber Co., 200 U. S. 321, 337. SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES. Syllabus. JOHNSON v. UNITED STATES.

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U.S. Supreme Court. Johnson v. United States, 333 U.S. 10 (1948). Johnson v. United States. No. 329. Argued December 18, 1947. Decided February 2, 1948. 333 U.S. 10. CERTIORARI TO THE CIRCUIT COURT OF APPEALS. FOR THE NINTH CIRCUIT. Syllabus. 1. Where officers detected the odor of burning opium  ...

supreme.justia.com/cases/federal/us/559/133

SYLLABUS OCTOBER TERM, 2009. JOHNSON V. UNITED STATES SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES. JOHNSON v. UNITED STATES. certiorari to the united states court of appeals for the eleventh circuit. No. 08–6925. Argued October 6, 2009 —Decided March 2, 2010. Petitioner Johnson pleaded guilty to ...

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Jun 26, 2015 ... After Johnson pleaded guilty to being a felon in possession of a firearm, 18 U.S.C. 922(g), the prosecution sought an enhanced sentence under the Armed Career Criminal Act, which imposes an increased prison term upon a defendant with three prior convictions for a “violent felony,” a term defined by ...

harvardlawreview.org/2015/11/johnson-v-united-states

Nov 10, 2015 ... Last Term, in Johnson v. United States, 4. 135 S. Ct. 2551 (2015). the Supreme Court struck down ACCA's residual clause because it was unconstitutionally vague. 5. Id. at 2557. To do so, the Court had to eschew a classic canon of construction, overturn its precedent, and broaden the vagueness  ...