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US v. Armendariz-Moreno, No. 07-40225

By FindLaw Staff on June 17, 2009 | Last updated on March 21, 2019

Defendant's sentence is vacated, where Defendant's prior state offense of unauthorized use of a motor vehicle was not a "crime of violence" under the Armed Career Criminal Act, because the generic crime of violence or aggravated felony must itself involve purposeful, violent and aggressive conduct.

Read the full decision in US v. Armendariz-Moreno, No. 07-40225.

Appellate Information:

Appeal from the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas
USDC No. 1:06-CR-1029-ALL
Filed on June 15, 2009


Before REAVLEY, BARKSDALE, and GARZA, Circuit Judges.
Opinion by PER CURIAM.

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