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Criminal Practice – Va. Robbery Not ACCA ‘Violent Felony’ (access required)

U.S. v. Winston (Lawyers Weekly No. 001-068-17, 17 pp.) (Keenan, J.) No. 16-7252, March 13, 2017; USDC at Charlottesville, Va. (Moon, J.) 4th Cir. Holding: The 4th Circuit vacates a district court decision holding that Virginia common law robbery qualifies as a violent felony under the ACCA’s force clause; defendant still may be subject to an ...

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