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Bodily Injury Not ‘Crime of Violence’ (access required)

Defendant’s two prior convictions for unlawful bodily injury under Va. Code § 18.2-51 do not constitute predicate “crimes of violence” under federal sentencing guidelines, and the Alexandria U.S. District Court says defendant is not eligible for a 12-level enhancement of his offense level on his sentence for illegal re-entry into the U.S. following removal. Given that ...

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