When ruling on whether a defendant qualifies as a "career offender," a sentencing court can consider crimes that were committed before the defendant was 18 years old, if the government prosecuted the defendant for those crimes as an adult in an adult forum.
U.S. v. Washington
U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit
December 24, 2012
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