Pennix v. USA - 2255, No. 1:2016cv01262 - Document 2 (D. Md. 2017)

Court Description: MEMORANDUM OPINION. Signed by Judge J. Frederick Motz on 7/24/2017. (kw2s, Deputy Clerk)
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Pennix v. USA - 2255 Doc. 2 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF MARYLAND UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. JOSEPH PENNIX * * * * * * Civil No. - JFM-16-1262 Criminal No. JFM-96-0289 ****** MEMORANDUM Joseph Pennix has filed a motion under 28 U.S.C. 92255. The motion will be denied. Pennix claims that he is entitled to relief under Johnson v. United States, 135 S.Ct. 2551 (2015). He is not. In Beckles v. United States, 137 S.C!. 886 (2017), the Supreme Court held that the Sentencing Guidelines are not subject to a vagueness challenge under the Due Process Clause. A separate order effecting the ruling in this memorandum is being entered herewith. 1--+-/V7,v J. FTederick Motz United States District Judge •.... - ~; ",' ~5: c.;!~ c ..... bJW~ .. -J;k:I'._ --1--0 ...f-'>I-- 25~-2 .£ ('1J-_ .. ::c oc:: ...::r '" -.J -, :=> ~ ~B = "" "~ >,~ <D ...::r W UW -0:: '0 :D c... t,J C!} ('_'OrO~ :J)~ .~:;<r "" d< ~I- I I >I , Dockets.Justia.com