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Johnson v. United States
Citation:135 S.Ct 2551 (2015).
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Johnson, a felon, was convicted of being in possession of a firearm and was sentenced under the Armed Career Criminal Act to 15 years in prison. His previous felony convictions were also for firearm possession offenses, which were categorized as violent felonies.
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