Wednesday, March 07, 2018

US v. Gordon, No. 16-30299 (3-2-18)(M. Smith w/Murguia & Robreno).

The 9th holds that a prior Washington conviction for attempted first degree murder is a "crime of violence."  As such, the 9th affirms the denial of defendant's motion to dismiss his conviction for possessing body armor by a violent felon under 18 USC 931(a)(1) and 924(a)(7) and rejects the defendant's interpretation of the guidelines as to the offense.
The decision is here:



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