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US v. Cabrera-Umanzor, 11-4621

The sentence imposed on defendant following his guilty plea to unlawful re-entry of a removed alien after an aggravated felony conviction, which included a 16 level "crime of violence" enhancement, is reversed and remanded, where: 1) the modified categorical approach is inapplicable; and 2) under the categorical approach, defendant's prior conviction under Maryland's child abuse statute is not a crime of violence.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 08/26/2013
  • Published 08/26/2013




  • United States Fourth Circuit


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