Case summaries and analysis from Federal Defender Offices located in the Fourth Circuit (WV, VA, MD, NC, SC)
Friday, March 18, 2011
One to watch
On Wednesday, March 23, 2011, the Fourth Circuit will hear argument in the case, US v. Maurice Williams, No. 10-4368, considering whether the district court erred in imposing the mandatory minimum term on crack cocaine in light of the FSA and a 5-year consecutive term on a Sect. 924(c) count.