Nos. 16-1580 & 16-1872.

884 F.3d 331 (2018)

UNITED STATES of America, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. Dennis FRANKLIN & Shane Sahm, Defendants-Appellants.

United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit.

Decided February 26, 2018.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Laura A. Przybylinski Finn , Attorney, OFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES ATTORNEY, Madison, WI, for Plaintiff-Appellee.

Shelley M. Fite , Attorney, FEDERAL DEFENDER SERVICES OF WISCONSIN, INC., Madison, WI, Defendant-Appellant.

Before Posner, Kanne, and Hamilton, Circuit Judges.

These consolidated appeals represent another application of the "categorical approach" for applying recidivist statutes. The specific question in these appeals is whether convictions under a portion of the Wisconsin burglary statute, Wis. Stat. § 943.10(1m)(a), qualify as convictions for violent felonies under the federal...

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