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Crime of Violence VOID for vagueness


The Sixth Circuit granted the petition for review, concluding that the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Johnson v. United States, which held that the Armed Career Criminal Act’s residual definition of “violent felony” was void for vagueness, applied to the INA’s parallel definition of “crime of violence.” The court thus held that INA §101(a)(43)(F)’s residual definition of “crime of violence” was unconstitutionally vague.

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