Personal Letters

Associate Justice Samuel A. Alito

TO: The Honorable Associate Justice Samuel A. Alito, Jr.

Sir, I’ve been incarcerated since 1994, for a 922 (g) conviction that was unjustly enhanced under 18 U.S.C. § 924 (e).

Which begs the question how is it possible that a garden-variety petty offender, such as I, that was sentenced under the unbiased-drag-net ACCA statue, receive more prison time than murderers, rapists, pedophiles and other offenders that were actually convicted of a violent crime?

I’ve shamefully served over 2 decades in a federal penitentiary for a mere possession of a (legally purchased) firearm conviction. This ACCA statue is arrantly torturous, unconstitutional, cruel and unusual, unpatriotic and unfit for a modern society.

In light of Johnson Vs. U.S. (No. 13-7120); I’d like to underline that in my case two of the three prior convictions used to trigger the ACCA statue were domestic burglaries to my own home: Where the record attests that NO burglary actually occurred, that the convictions were clearly a result of a misguided plea deal.

Sir, I’m a good man that’s willed himself through many needlessly difficult years of incarceration. Yes I made many mistakes as a teenager, but none deserving of such an extreme loss of liberty.

Your Honor, in the name of JUSTICE I pray the ACCA statue is ruled retroactively unconstitutional; For it has affected the unintended, for too long.

Sincerely, my parents and I thank you,

-Daniel Rodriguez

Daniel Angel Rodriguez #48128-004

The Author

My name is Daniel Angel Rodriguez: I'll start by underscoring that every word, sentiment, every TAB and illustration was written and fashioned by me. If there's error in punctuations, spellings, grammar or articulations, they are solely of my doing. I'm NO scholar.. 

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