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The Armed Career Criminal Act of 1983

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary

The Armed Career Criminal Act of 1983

report (to accompany S. 52).

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in [Washington, D.C.? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Burglary -- United States.,
  • Recidivists -- United States.,
  • Sentences (Criminal procedure) -- United States.,
  • Criminal law -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesReport / 98th Congress, 1st session, Senate -- no. 98-190/corr.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination24 p. ;
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17799909M

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§ TITLE 1. OF PERSONS LIABLE TO PUNISHMENT FOR CRIME. TITLE 2. OF PARTIES TO CRIME. TITLE 3. OF OFFENSES AGAINST THE SOVEREIGNTY OF THE STATE. TITLE 5. OF CRIMES BY AND AGAINST THE EXECUTIVE POWER OF THE STATE. TITLE 6. OF CRIMES AGAINST THE LEGISLATIVE POWER. TITLE 7. OF CRIMES AGAINST PUBLIC JUSTICE.

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