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Two-prong test deems ‘assault’ a violent crime (access required)

A district court did not err by enhancing a defendant’s sentence after determining that assault inflicting serious bodily injury is a “crime of violence” under § 4B1.2 of the United States Sentencing Guidelines, according to an Oct. 26 ruling by the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. The panel unanimously found that the residual clause of ...

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