June 10, 2021

Supreme Court Limits Sweep of Law on Mandatory Minimum Sentences

By Adam Liptak

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Violent felonies committed recklessly do not count in deciding whether 15-year terms are required under the Armed Career Criminal Act, the justices ruled.

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  • Alito, Samuel A Jr
  • Barrett, Amy Coney
  • Breyer, Stephen G
  • Gorsuch, Neil M
  • Gun Control
  • Kagan, Elena
  • Kavanaugh, Brett M
  • Mandatory Sentencing
  • Roberts, John G Jr
  • Sotomayor, Sonia
  • Supreme Court (US)
  • Thomas, Clarence