Criminal Procedure keyed to Saltzburg
Harris v. United States
Petitioner Harris sold narcotics out of his pawnshop, while wearing an unconcealed firearm. Under 18 U.S.C. Section: 924 (c)(1)(A), he was sentenced to seven years for “brandishing” his firearm. Petitioner argued that this was a statutory offence separate from the crime on which he had been convicted, and had to be proved under Apprendi.
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