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SCOTUS: Illegal gun possession requires defendant’s knowledge of fact that makes it illegal

Rehaif v. United States, USSC No. 17-9560, 2019 WL 2552487, June 21, 2019, reversing 888 F.3d 1138 (11th Cir. 2018); Scotusblog page (includes links to briefs and commentary) Federal law bans certain classes of people from possessing guns, and provides stiff penalties (up to ten years in prison if there are no enhancers) if they […]
Source: WI Public Defenders – On Point
SCOTUS: Illegal gun possession requires defendant’s knowledge of fact that makes it illegal