Is Penal Code § 459, Burglary, a Violent Felony under the federal Armed Career Criminal Act (ACCA)?

Does a prior conviction for violating California Penal Code § 459, burglary, qualify as a “violent felony” under the federal Armed Career Criminal Act (ACCA)?  In the case of Michael Deschamps, charged under federal law for being a felon in possession of a firearm, this very issue was addressed by the U.S. District Court, as well as the appellate court above.  To read what was decided and why, click on the following link .

http://www.greghillassociates.com/can-burglary-conviction-enhance-sentence-for-felon-firearm.html.

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