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Criminal Practice – Failure to raise double jeopardy not ineffective assistance (access required)

Where a defendant challenged his convictions stemming from his involvement with MS-13, the court joined other circuits in finding the Double Jeopardy Clause prohibits imposition of cumulative punishments for § 924(c) and § 924(j) convictions based on the same conduct. But because the issue was unsettled at the time of his trial in 2008 for ...

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