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Va. Common Law Robbery Is ‘Violent Crime’ (access required)

A Richmond U.S. District Court overrules defendant’s objection to the court’s calculation of defendant’s base offense level of 22 in sentencing him on his guilty plea to firearm possession by a convicted felon; defendant’s prior robbery conviction counts toward this calculation because Virginia common law robbery fits under a mainstream definition and is well within ...