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United States

15 January 2002

Associated Press

RALEIGH, North Carolina — The state Court of Appeals on Tuesday overturned the prison sentence of a man who received more time behind bars because he used a gun while committing the crime. The case marked the second time the state's appellate courts have questioned North Carolina's felony gun law, which allows judges to impose harsher sentences when a firearm is used. It also marked the second time the appeals court considered the prison sentence of Phillip Eugene... (GunPolicy.org)

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