TITLE

"If We Took Congress Seriously, We Would Be Worrying All the Time": Foreign Convictions as Predicate Offenses Under the "Any Court" Language of 18 U.S.C. � 922(g)

AUTHOR(S)
Estreich, Jonathan D.
PUB. DATE
September 2005
SOURCE
American Journal of Criminal Law;Fall2005, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p73
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article examines court decisions on the case Small against the United States and the legislature history of the Gun Control Act of 1968, 18 U.S.C. � 922(g). The U.S. Supreme Court has reversed the early ruling issued by the U.S. Third Circuit Court of Appeals imposing a guilty plea against Gary S. Small for possessing a firearm in violation of the act. The Gun Act was enacted under the term of U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson in response to the prevalence of gun violence.
ACCESSION #
22168548

 

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