Resources on Case Relating to Definition of "Crime of Violence"

Resources on Case Relating to Definition of “Crime of Violence”

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April 17, 2018

The Supreme Court issued an opinion affirming the Ninth Circuit’s judgment that the language in 18 USC §16(b), as incorporated into the INA, that defines a “crime of violence” is unconstitutionally vague. (Sessions v. Dimaya, 4/17/18)


June 26, 2017

The Supreme Court announced that Sessions v. Dimaya will be restored to the calendar for reargument during the Court’s next term. (Sessions v. Dimaya, 6/26/17)


September 29, 2016

The U.S. Supreme Court granted the petition for a writ of certiorari in Lynch v. Dimaya, in which the Ninth Circuit ruled that the language in 18 USC §16(b), as incorporated into the INA, that defines a “crime of violence” is unconstitutionally vague. (Lynch v. Dimaya, 9/29/16)


October 19, 2015

The Ninth Circuit held that, in light of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Johnson v. United States, the language in 18 USC §16(b), as incorporated into the INA, that defines a “crime of violence” is unconstitutionally vague. (Dimaya v. Lynch, 10/19/15)

 

Source: AILA Doc. No. 15101962.