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US v. Young, No. 08-1394

Defendant's firearm possession conviction and sentence are affirmed where: 1) neither defendant nor his counsel clearly expressed an intention to preserve a suppression of evidence issue on appeal; and 2) defendant's conviction for fleeing and eluding law enforcement involved conduct that presented a serious potential risk of physical injury to another and was thus a violent felony under the Armed Career Criminal Act.

Read US v. Young, No. 08-1394

Appellate Information

Argued: June 11, 2009

Decided and Filed: September 4, 2009


Opinion by Judge Lioi

Partial Concurrence and Partial Dissent by Judge Sutton


For Appellant:

Richard Charles Gould, Law Offices, Grand Rapids, MI

For Appellee:

Jennifer L. McManus, Assistant United States Attorney, Grand Rapids, MI