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US v. Hart, No. 07-3395

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By FindLaw Staff on August 25, 2009 4:54 PM

Sentencing of a defendant convicted of bank robbery as a career offender under the Sentencing Guidelines is vacated and remanded for resentencing as a conviction for escape under 18 U.S.C. section 751(a), as a categorical matter, is not a crime of violence under the Sentencing Guidelines.     

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Appeal from the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Eastern Division.
Argued April 9, 2009
Decided August 25, 2009


Before Posner, Ripple, and Manion, Circuit Judges 
Opinion by Ripple, Circuit Judge

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