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Aggravated offense language in statute is a ‘crime of violence’ (access required)

Where the statute imposed liability on a defendant convicted for assaulting a postal employee with intent to rob and placing their life in jeopardy by use of a dangerous weapon, that was categorically a crime of violence under the force clause of §924(c)(3)(A). Background In 2010, Terron Lamar Bryant was convicted of assaulting with intent to rob, ...