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Rehaif v. US

United States Supreme Court
Sentencing, Criminal Law & Procedure
Interpreted a federal statute that prohibits felons and certain other individuals from knowingly possessing firearms. Held that the government must...
06/21/2019 17–9560

Qassim v. Trump

United States DC Circuit
Military Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law & Procedure
Addressed the constitutionality of using undisclosed classified information as a basis for detaining a man at Guantanamo Bay Naval Base in Cuba. The...
06/21/2019 18-5148

Klikno v. US

United States Seventh Circuit
Sentencing, Criminal Law & Procedure
Held that Illinois robbery and armed robbery can be used as predicate offenses under the federal Armed Career Criminal Act. Reaffirmed rulings in six...
06/21/2019 16-2312

US v. Macias

United States Seventh Circuit
Sentencing, Criminal Law & Procedure
Held that a defendant in a drug-trafficking case had waived his right to challenge a sentencing enhancement, which was imposed for obstructing justice...
06/21/2019 18-1981

US v. Jones

United States Fifth Circuit
Sentencing, Criminal Law & Procedure
Affirmed the sentence of a man who pleaded guilty to being a felon in possession of a firearm. Rejected his challenge to a sentencing enhancement for...
06/21/2019 18-10590

Flowers v. Mississippi

United States Supreme Court
Criminal Law & Procedure
Addressed whether the State of Mississippi's peremptory strike of a particular black prospective juror was motivated by discriminatory intent. Justice...
06/21/2019 17–9572

McDonough v. Smith

United States Supreme Court
Constitutional Law, Criminal Law & Procedure
Clarified when the statute of limitations begins to run on a fabricated-evidence claim. Held that the clock started when the criminal proceedings...
06/20/2019 18–485

US v. Block

United States Seventh Circuit
Sentencing, Criminal Law & Procedure
Held that the district court lacked jurisdiction to revoke a criminal defendant's supervised release. The issue had to do with the timing of the court...
06/20/2019 18-2128

Gundy v. US

United States Supreme Court
Constitutional Law, Criminal Law & Procedure
Held that Congress may lawfully delegate to the Attorney General the authority to prescribe certain sex-offender registration rules. The dispute here...
06/20/2019 17–6086

US v. Sanchez-Hernandez

United States Fifth Circuit
Sentencing, Criminal Law & Procedure
Affirmed a sentence for illegally reentering the United States, finding no error in the calculation of the Sentencing Guidelines range.
06/19/2019 18-40211