In a habeas corpus case, the district court's denial of defendant's 28 U.S.C. section 2255 motion is vacated and remanded where: 1) defendant's case is not moot because success would shorten his supervised release term; 2) jurisdiction exists because cognizability is not always a jurisdictional limit; 3) the district court should determine whether defendant is entitled to reinstate his 2008 motion under F.R.C.P. Rule 60; and 4) Begay v. US, 553 U.S. 137 (2008), applies retroactively and error is cognizable on collateral review where not defaulted.

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May 04, 2020
Autism spectrum disorder was first recognized by Dr. Leo at Johns Hopkins Hospital in 1942. Historical accounts indicate that autism has existed for many years before it was officially recognized. Since…
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Apr 03, 2020
It is not uncommon for people to have to travel for work in this global economy. If you are facing divorce and custody arrangements, this necessary travel may come up for discussion. It is important to…
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Mar 16, 2020
If you are an up-and-coming recording artist, record companies and producers may start approaching you to sign with their label.
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Feb 20, 2020
Georgia enforces strict penalties, including fines, jail time and driver’s license restrictions, for motorists who are convicted of drunk driving.
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