Argued: December 9, 2016
from the United States District Court for the Western
District of North Carolina, at Charlotte. Robert J. Conrad,
Jr., District Judge. (3:14-cr-00255-RJC-1)
Horace Forrester, THE LAW OFFICES OF DENZIL H. FORRESTER,
Charlotte, North Carolina, for Appellant.
Anthony Joseph Enright, OFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES ATTORNEY,
Charlotte, North Carolina, for Appellee.
Westmoreland Rose, United States Attorney, OFFICE OF THE
UNITED STATES ATTORNEY, Charlotte, North Carolina, for
William F. Nettles, IV, Assistant Federal Public Defender,
OFFICE OF THE FEDERAL PUBLIC DEFENDER, Florence, South
Carolina, for Amicus Curiae.
TRAXLER, SHEDD, and KEENAN, Circuit Judges.
Shedd wrote the opinion, in which Judge Traxler and Judge
Xavier McDonald pled guilty to four counts of possession of a
firearm and ammunition by a convicted felon, 18 U.S.C. §
922(g)(1). He now appeals his ...