What’s a Crime of Violence for an Enhanced Federal Sentence?

When calculating federal sentencing enhancements based on prior state court convictions, some state court convictions that are not violent crimes under state law are crimes of violence under federal law. This can be surprising and discouraging, as it means a longer federal sentence.  To read more about this issue in the context of a recent appellate court decision addressing the issue, click on the following link.

 http://www.greghillassociates.com/whats-a-crime-of-violence-for-an-enhanced-federal-sentence.html.

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