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No relief for defendant convicted of aiding and abetting attempted murder (access required)

The court rejected a defendant’s argument that his conviction for aiding and abetting attempted murder does not qualify as a “crime of violence” under the §924(c)(3)(A) “force clause,” finding that just because an aspect of his conviction was attempted murder does not remove the crime from qualifying as a crime of violence under the clause. Background On ...