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Lopez v. Gonzales, 05-547

In the context of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) and crimes falling under the term "aggravated felony," a state offense constitutes a "felony punishable under the Controlled Substances Act" only if it proscribes conduct punishable as a felony under that federal law.

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  • Decided 12/05/2006
  • Published 12/05/2006

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  • United States Supreme Court

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