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Grand Theft is not an aggravated felony?


  1. The Ninth Circuit granted the petition for review and remanded, holding that the petitioner’s conviction for grand theft, in violation of California Penal Code §487(a), was not a categorical aggravated felony, because the statute is doubly overbroad in that it permits a conviction for theft of labor while the generic definition of theft does not, and also permits a conviction for a consensual taking.

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