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Criminal—Assault conviction was not a crime of violence (access required)

A defendant was entitled to be resentenced where his base level offense was increased after the trial court incorrectly concluded that his prior conviction for assaulting, beating or wounding a law enforcement officer while resisting arrest constituted a crime of violence under the sentencing guidelines. Background In November 2017, defendant Lorenzo Keitt was convicted of possessing a ...

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