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Docket Number20-444
Full NameUnited States v. Gary
Short NameUnited States v. Gary
Date Argued (Reargued)April 20, 2021
Date Decided

Question Presented

Whether a defendant who pleaded guilty to possessing a firearm as a felon, in violation of 18 U.S.C. 922(g)(1) and 924(a), is automatically entitled to plain-error relief if the district court did not advise him that one element of that offense is knowledge of his status as a felon, regardless of whether he can show that the district court’s error affected the outcome of the proceedings.

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