Category: 2012

United States v. Fugit, No. 11-6741

Decided: December 31, 2012 The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the ruling of the district court in denying Fugit’s motion under 28 U.S.C. § 2255 to vacate, set aside, or correct his sentence....

U.S. v. Pruess, No. 11-5127

Decided: December 31, 2012 The Fourth Circuit held that the felon-in-possession prohibition for felons in 18 U.S.C. § 922(g)(1) does not violate the Constitution, even for non-violent felons such as Pruess. Pruess has been...

United States v. Lawing, No. 11-4896

Decided on: December 31, 2012 Lawing was convicted of possession of ammunition by a convicted felon in violation of 18 U.S.C. §§ 922(g)(1) and 924(a)(2). On appeal, Lawing argued that the district court committed...