Third Circuit - Categorical Approach

United States v. McCants, 952 F.3d 416 (3d Cir. 2020). New Jersey second-degree robbery is a crime of violence under both the force clause and enumerated clause of §4B1.2. The statute is divisible, and the charging documents indicated the defendant had been charged with violent crimes.

United States v. Bullock, 970 F.3d 210 (3d Cir. 2020). Assault of a federal employee involving a dangerous weapon or causing serious bodily injury, in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 111(b), is a crime of violence under §4B1.2.

United States v. Nasir, 982 F. 3d 144 (3d Cir. 2020) (en banc). The definition of “controlled substance offense” under §4B1.2(b) does not include inchoate offenses because they are listed only in the commentary of the guideline.

United States v. Walker, 990 F.3d 316 (3d Cir. 2021). Attempted Hobbs Act robbery in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 1951(a) is a crime of violence under § 924(c).

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