High Court Urged To Rule On Latest 'Crime Of Violence' Case

Law360, New York (February 17, 2017, 11:16 AM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court should take up a Sixth Circuit ruling that a federal statute defining a “crime of violence” is unconstitutionally vague, but delay review until the justices decide another deportation case examining the same question, the federal government said this week.

The Sixth Circuit’s July ruling in the case of Albanian man Altin Shuti rested on its agreement with the Ninth Circuit’s decision in Dimaya v. Lynch that Section 16(b) of the U.S. criminal code, as incorporated into the Immigration and Nationality Act, is...
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