Stokeling v. United States

Argument:  October 9, 2018
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Stokeling:  A state robbery offense that includes “as an element” the common law requirement of overcoming “victim resistance” IS NOT categorically a “violent felony” under the Armed Career Criminal Act, 18 U.S.C. § 924(e)(2)(b)(i), when that offense has been specifically interpreted by state appellate courts to require only slight force to overcome resistance?

United States:  A state robbery offense that includes “as an element” the common law requirement of overcoming “victim resistance” IS categorically a “violent felony” under the Armed Career Criminal Act, 18 U.S.C. § 924(e)(2)(b)(i), when that offense has been specifically interpreted by state appellate courts to require only slight force to overcome resistance?

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