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Gang Enhancements And Due Process

April 11, 2016


Gang Enhancements And Due Process

A Tennessee court of appeals issued a turgid, 57-page decision last week that ruled that the Volunteer State’s gang enhancement law violates the due process clause of the Fourteenth Amendment. Yes, the Fifth Amendment also contains a due process clause. The Tennessee ruling has received considerable attention. Theoretically, it may effect the application of gang […]

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