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US v. Konopka, 04-2651

18 U.S.C. section 844(h), which enhances the sentences of individuals who uses fire to commit a felony, does not apply when the underlying felony is arson.

Appellate Information

  • Argued 04/04/2005
  • Decided 05/31/2005
  • Published 05/31/2005

Judges

  • POSNER, Circuit Judge., Before POSNER, ROVNER, and WILLIAMS, Circuit Judges.

Court

  • United States Seventh Circuit

Counsel

  • For Appellees:
  • Stephen A. Ingraham (argued), Office of U.S. Atty., Milwaukee, WI, for Plaintiff-Appellee., Bridget E. Boyle (argued), Boyle, Boyle & Smith, Milwaukee, WI, for Defendant-Appellant.
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