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US v. Harris, No. 08-10370

Defendant's bank robbery sentence is affirmed where defendant's prior Nevada convictions for robbery and attempted robbery categorically qualified as "crimes of violence" under U.S.S.G. section 4B1.2, and thus defendant was properly classified as a career offender.   

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Appellate Information

Submitted July 13, 2009

Filed July 24, 2009


Per Curiam


For Appellant:

Jason F. Carr, Federal Public Defender's Office, Las Vegas, NV

For Appellee:

Peter S. Levitt, United States Attorney's Office, Las Vegas, NV